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Irish boy costume doll
  • Ireland
  • Irish boy costume doll, circa 1920–1930
  • Where object was made: Ireland
  • wire, yarn, felt, wooden bead, lace, knitting
  • Gift from the Rosemary Ketcham Collection
  • Not on display
  • 0000.2257
Description

male tourist costume doll (formerly on title)

Boy figure with a cloth covered bead head. Yarn wrapped around wire body and limbs. Yellow yarn hair. Blue felt hat and pants. White puffy sleeves and a black felt vest. Wearing a striped knitted cumberbund that is red, green, yellow, blue, maroon and orange. Black wooden shoes/feet. White socks with orange criss-cross lace.