doll (pastimes: toys)

Doll consisting of a mother and child. The mother is a standing wooden figure with roughly carved limbs and a carved face. Her black hair is bound with a patterned cotton headband. She is clothed in a blouse, skirt and poncho made of patterned cloth in yellow, red, green, and blue. Tucked inside the poncho on her back is a small child in a red head cloth.

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