doll (pastimes: toys)

Doll or finger puppet. A woman in a coarse cotton dress and CHYRPY (shawl) whose features have been sewn on to a white cloth face in black wool. The dress is maroon with horizontal bands in yellow, dark red, and grey around the skirt. The black bib has a large yellow horn motif. The CHYRPY has yellow and red, and white horn motifs among black rectangles, and is trimmed with red interlock in four bands.

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