doll (pastimes: toys)

Doll with a head and circular base made of wood and hands of linen. The figure represents a mature man in Cracovian traditional costume. The figure is dressed in a coat secured with a wide decorated belt, linen trousers and high boots. The doll has a straw hat with a decoration imitating flowers. The figure is holding a long walking stick in its right hand. There are schematic facial features. Adhered to the base is a label that indicates the origin of the object: ‘Magazyn: Centrala Przemyslu Artystycznego’ with a symbol of the product and stamp MADE IN POLAND, as well as the maker’s signature under the label in pencil.

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