doll (pastimes: toys)

Doll wearing a black skirt with black trim, a red apron with a pink ribbon at the top, a red bodice with bead decoration and two white ribbons at the shoulders, a ream blouse with lace cuffs, a black and red headdress with black ribbons and bead decoration, a black bow in the hair, white knickerbockers and black shoes. The legs are tied together with string and a piece of bamboo along the back of the doll.

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