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Irish girl costume doll
  • Ireland
  • Irish girl costume doll, 1920–1930
  • Where object was made: Ireland
  • wire, yarn, wooden beads, paint, felt, feather, sequin
  • Gift from the Rosemary Ketcham Collection
  • Not on display
  • 0000.2256
Description

tourist costume doll (formerly on the title)

Body is wire, head is wooden bead covered with cloth, facial features are painted. Green felt hat with a red band and a feather. Red skirt with yellow, pink and green stripes and a green felt apron. The figure is wearing a short sleeved blouse with puff sleeves. Triangular patterned scarf around neck with ends tucked into the bodice, black felt vest with yellow cross ties and sequin. Black wooden feet, yellow yarn hair and red stockings.