doll (pastimes: toys)

Doll of a Chinese bridegroom with gessoed wooden hands and ceramic head dressed in an embroidered robe with a front yoke, wide leather belt and Manchu or Mongol boots. The blue clothing is embroidered with a dragon on the stomach and a lotus on the back. The figure is also wearing black trousers.

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