Koschei Puppet

Description (Brief)
Basil Milovsoroff (1906–1992) made whimsical puppets as part of a WPA program. Milovsoroff emigrated from Siberia as a child. He created fanciful puppets based on characters from Russian folklore, such as the magical villain Koschei.
Object Name
puppet
date made
ca 1939
maker
Milovsoroff, Basil
Physical Description
wood (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 25 in x 5 in x 16 in; 63.5 cm x 12.7 cm x 40.64 cm
associated place
United States: Vermont
ID Number
1985.0398.02
accession number
1985.0398
catalog number
1985.0398.02
subject
Puppetry
1939 exhibit
Popular Entertainment
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Culture and the Arts: Entertainment
1939 exhibit
Exhibition
Exhibit:
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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