The white patch on the puppet’s nose bridge represents a clown role. In this case, the dress up represents a boatman who is a representative character featured in Taohua crosses the river (Taohua dadu 桃花搭渡), an excerpt in the classic play of Sixth Maiden Su (Su Liuniang). Taohua plans to cross the river to pass a letter to her mistress’s lover and during the process of boarding the boat, the bubbly girl had a happy conversation with the witty boatman.