Hand made marionette depicting a duck wearing a sailor suit costume. It was manufactured and operated in Melbourne by Alex and Murray Smith, who performed as part of Le Forgeron Marionettes from 1930 until 1956.

Physical Description

Marionetted depicting a duck, who is wearing a sailor suit consisting of a blue jacket, with white trim around cuffs and collar. It has three white buttons down its front. There are holes in the jacket under the arms- one of which appears to be old damage as it has been stitched over. The red, felt, feet are padded and wired, although there has been some damage to fabric. The goose also has a blue sailor's hat with a blue ribbon band, it is shaped with cardboard. It has a red, felt beak, which has some holes in it. The eyes are plastic, red with black pupil. Storage has squashed the goose out of shape. The body made of yellow flannelette-type fabric, but has become a little discoloured. It has a mechanism.

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