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Hands

Wookiee hands have typically consisted of gloves with the palm and back of the head covered in hair.


Reference Images

Original Trilogy Hands

Star Wars: Episode IV: A New Hope

Star Wars: Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back

"Where Science Meets Imagination" exhibit

"The Magic of Myth" exhibit

Original Trilogy Behind the Scenes

Sequel Trilogy Hands

Star Wars: Episode VII: The Force Awakens

Revenge of the Sith Hands

Star Wars: The Complete Visual Dictionary

Pages 179, 181

Star Wars Celebration III

Episode III PR Photos

Episode III Blu-Ray Bonus Features

Solo: A Star Wars Story Hands

Solo: A Star Wars Story Han on the Run (DK Readers Level 2)


General Information

Original Trilogy

  1. The gloves have visible seams along the sides of the fingers. They appear to be made of leather or vinyl.
  2. The backs of the hands are covered in hair right up to the knuckles; only the fingers are exposed.
  3. There are several instances in A New Hope and Empire Strikes Back where Peter is clearly not wearing any gloves at all, and his human fingers are visible.

Revenge of the Sith

  1. All the Wookiees have sculpted and cast rubber hands with fingers nails and a rough, wrinkly surface texture. They have a grey skin tone with just a hint of brown.
  2. Some of the rubber skin on the backs and sides of the hands are not covered by hair.

Sequel Trilogy

  1. Chewie's hands appear to be black or dark brown/grey and made of rubber. They have some detail in the knuckles, as well as visible fingernails, but not as much detail as the ROTS hands.

Materials & Construction Techniques

Costume Gloves

  1. Gorilla Gloves from Zagone Studios - $29.95

Arm Extensions