This is a puppet representing a lady usually from a noble or well-to-do family. On stage, she is often accompanied by a maid who will take care of her daily affairs, such as combing her hair, or sheltering her from the sun when she goes outdoors.
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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