doll (pastimes: toys)

Male doll dressed in a Cracovian costume of red and white striped trousers, a long blue waistcoat, cream jacket with red trim, a wide belt, cloth hat and black boots. The figure is made of wood and attached to the circular, wooden base by two small wires. On the head is a square red cap typical for Krakow with a yarn imitating a ribbon. On the base is a hand-written name covered by a label indicating the origin of the object Magazyn: Centrala Przemyslu Artystycznego [Centre of Artistic Industry Store] and the number 00196/653. There is also a stamp on the base: MADE IN POLAND. 190h x 64dia (base)

This type of doll was made for commercial and promotional purposes, both in the country as well as abroad.

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