dolls

Two dolls of a king and queen, Rajah and Ranee. Male Rajah doll wearing a hat and a gold and red costume with a purple velvet sash, he has a black mustache and hair. He holds a sword in his right hand a piece of netted fabric in his left. Female doll, Ranee, wearing gold material with embroidered edges with metal disk detailing around trim of head scarf in a floral pattern surrounded by thread leaves of green and cream. She has a gold nose ring with a teardrop shaped pearl hanging from it and gold coloured fabric anklets and is holding a piece of red netting in her right hand.

Collection Information

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