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doll (pastimes: toys)

A Russian doll made of turned wood with a painted surface. The doll depicts a peasant woman who is wearing a red headscarf with a green and yellow outfit. The woman is also depicted carrying a stick, possibly a walking stick. The doll is in two halves and is hollow inside. The next doll in descending order fits inside of it. The base is undecorated. Part of a series of nesting dolls.

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