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Private Eye, 1935

  • Margo Rose, American, 1903 - 1997
  • Rufus Rose, American, 1904-1975

Wood, fabric, and paint

  • Overall: 25 × 9 × 4 1/2 inches (63.5 × 22.9 × 11.4 cm) Overall (string height): 29 inches (73.7 cm) Overall (control accessory): 8 1/2 × 7 inches (21.6 × 17.8 cm)

Founders Society Purchase, Paul McPharlin Memorial Fund

1987.46

(The Puppetry Store, Santa Ana, California, USA)

1987-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Bell, John. Strings, Hands, Shadows: A Modern Puppet History. Detroit, ca. 2000, color ill. pp. 11, 93.

Margo Rose; Rufus Rose, Private Eye, 1935, wood, fabric, and paint. Detroit Institute of Arts, Founders Society Purchase, Paul McPharlin Memorial Fund, 1987.46.