doll (pastimes: toys)

Doll with a white face, black hair and facial features with a floral fabric wrapped around the hairline. The doll is wearing a pale pink top that is decorated with foiled paper and has a folded textile, possibly a fan, in the right hand. The doll is wearing a white skirt, with a square pattern, that is translucent and allows the colour of the lining fabric to show through. The skirt is also decorated with foiled paper. The doll has pink, fabric shoes.

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