doll (pastimes: toys)

Doll with a body made of strips of cane lashed together with string, and leather arms. The doll wears a skirt made of light blue beads, and a bead necklace with three attached long strands of beads ending in a loop. There are bead armlets and bead fingers on one arm only. The head is made of a small round gourd.

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