Object title
Silverio Built and performed by
Akbar Imhotep Description
Silverio is the wealthy brother who offers Manuel an apparently worthless piece of land. Living Objects theme
Puppetry and Storytelling

Production title
The Golden Gourd, solo show adapted from a Brazilian folktale.  Brazil is a multiracial society so the puppets have three different skin tones. Years created and used
2000-2005 Medium
Cloth, poly-fil, styrofoam Type of puppet
Rod puppet Dimensions
Height: 26.5”
Width: 12”
Depth: 4”