Puppet, Mahna Mahna, 1992
The Mahna Mahna puppet character first appeared on The Ed Sullivan Show in 1969. Other appearances include The Muppet Show (1976-1981) and The Muppets (2011). The character was first performed by Jim Henson.
Artist(s) / maker(s)
Designed by Jim Henson, Built by the Jim Henson Creature Shop.
The first Mahna Mahna puppet was built by Don Sahlin in 1969.
18 x 10 x 10 in.
Textile, foam, feathers
A gift from the family of Jim Henson
Not currently on view
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