doll (pastimes: toys); purse (clothing: accessories)

Purse in the form of a doll, knitted in multicoloured, possibly hand spun wools including green, rust, red, pink, brown and white. The purse is made in the shape of Coya woman. The neck and shoulders form the drawstring opening of the purse, which extends to the ankles. The costume consists of a rust blouse with green branch designs, a red skirt with triangular designs and brown boots. The doll's hair is also brown, and the face is decorated with woollen facial features.

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