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Polish warrior doll
  • Poland
    active: Poland
  • Polish warrior doll, 1920s–1930s
  • Where object was made: Poland
  • wire, papier-mâché, felt, leather, metal, wood
  • Gift from the Rosemary Ketcham Collection
  • Not on display
  • 0000.2262
Description

Very thin male figure with a wire body and a papier maché face. Long black hair. Tall hat shaped like truncated cone with gold metallic trim. Red (tight) pants with metallic gold, black and blue trim. Gold stripe down the side of pants. Navy blue shirt with very wide sleeves. Brown felt coat with red felt trim at the edges. Wide leather belt with two knives tucked in and a metal clasp. Holds gun in right hand, wooden axe in left. Brown leather shoes.