Male figure with pointed nose, black hair with green hat, black jacket with white shirt, green vest and red bowtie, green pants and black heeled boots
Omorphonios-He name means the pretty young boy, but he is a short, middle-aged man with a large head and nose. He comes across as a dandy and is often the butt of Karaghiozi's jokes. The character was invented by Mollas.
Character description from Warmoes, V. Karaghiozi Shadow Theater. MA Thesis, Concordia University (Montreal, Canada, 1989) citing Ioanou, G. 1971. Karaghiosis, Vol. A (Athens: Ermis 1971). (http://spectrum.library.concordia.ca/3555/1/ML56049.pdf)
Thianda Manzara (daughter) donated the puppets and accessories from the estate of Demetra Louvrie (1931-2001). Louvrie studied with her great-uncle John Katses (Halsted Street cafe performer),l George Kefalopoulos (radio host), and Frixos Gazepidis. Louvrie taught and presented shows of Karaghiozi puppeteering throughout Illinois.
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Puppet, Shadow, April 11, 2013, 1965 – 2001, National Hellenic Museum, https://collections.nationalhellenicmuseum.org/Detail/objects/7833. Accessed 02/28/21.