This is a puppet featuring the Crown Prince. The Crown Prince headgear is decorated with pearl-like adornments, usually indicating that the wearer is of a noble status. The lack of beard for a male puppet also symbolizes his youth.
Henghua String Puppets
Hokkien Glove Puppets
Hokkien String Puppets
Hainanese Rod Puppets
Teochew Iron-Stick Puppets
National Heritage Board
Singapore Chinese Cultural Centre
Nanyang Technological University
National University of Singapore
San Chun Long
Chinese Marionette & Puppet Theatre
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