doll (pastimes: toys)

Fabric doll that is sitting on a basketry stool and holding an infant. The woman has a blue and white striped skirt, navy top, a lace headscarf and a long, black, plait of hair. The infant is wearing a cream gown and a fishnet shawl. The stool is round and sewn to the woman.

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