doll (pastimes: toys)

Doll depicting a male figure with leather body parts, painted facial features and attached brown hair. The doll is wearing a textile costume consisting of a white shirt, a black jacket and trousers with gold coloured buttons as well as a polychrome hat. The doll is carrying a polychrome textile bag and is holding a wooden staff with metal decoration and a wooden whip. The doll is also wearing leather sandals and a metal ring.

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