Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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Norwegian costume doll
  • Norway
  • Norwegian costume doll, 1920s–1930s
  • Where object was made: Norway
  • yarn, wire, wood, cloth
  • Gift from the Rosemary Ketcham Collection
  • Not on display
  • 0000.2263
Description

Female Norwegian costume doll. Light cream yarn hair in a braid wrapped around head. Head is cloth covered bead. Wire core body wrapped with yarn. Dark blue skirt with a yellow, green, blue, red and white striped apron. Red vest. White triangular shawl with blue dots. White shirt with full sleeves gathered at wrists. Cream colored, fabric hat. White yarn legs with wooden shoes.