doll (pastimes: toys)

Wooden doll with articulated joints. The head and trunk are carved from one piece of wood. The legs and arms articulate at the shoulders and hips, and bend at the knees and elbows. There is a whitewash to the entire doll with the lower legs and arms and the head painted cream. The feet and hair are painted black and there are painted facial features. Unclothed.

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