Based on a traditional Chinese dragon, this Red Dragon puppet is a spectacular fantasy creation. Featuring bright red fabric 'skin' with shimmery gold highlights, soft fabric teeth, and movable eyes, tongue and front legs, this eye-catching puppet is a lucky find for the imaginative mind.
Length Width Height Puppet Weight
21" LONG 13" WIDE 9" TALL 4.3 OZ
FACTS OF INTEREST:
- Dragons are important symbols in China and Southeast Asia where they are thought to bring good luck and prosperity.
- The Chinese dragons of old were ferocious, bearded creatures that could be as small as a silk worm or as large as the expanse of the heavens.
- Dragons are always part of a Chinese New Year parade. They are meant to scare away evil spirits in the new year.
- People set off firecrackers at New Year celebrations to wake the rain dragons from their winter sleep to bring spring storms.