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Child's garment, doudou, formed of black square of cotton fabric, trimmed with red fabric around edge. At one corner a square of cream fabric decorated with cross stitch embroidery has been added across the diagonal, with applique strips above and below the embroidery. The left and right sides ahve been bound with lengths of commercially printed cotton, with two loops at the top, through one of which a length of pink woollen yarn is attached. On the main back panel there is also a loop on the left hand corner; the right hand corner opposite has a length of string attached.

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