doll (pastimes: toys)

Doll made from a wish bone with an acorn for the head and the acorn cup forming the hair or hat. A face and black lines indicating hair has been painted onto the acorn. Over the bone is a piece of cream felt, decorated with coloured beads. There are two feet at the bottom that are made of clay and painted brown.
label: black with white type

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