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egg doll with female figure inside
  • Czechoslovakia (present-day Czech Republic)
  • egg doll with female figure inside, 1920s–1930s
  • Where object was made: Czechoslovakia (present-day Czech Republic or Slovakia)
  • wood, paint, satin, lace
  • Gift of Rosemary Ketcham Collection
  • Not on display
  • 0000.2271.a,b,c
Description

Female figure carved in wood in egg shape, hollow inside, opens in center and comes apart in two pieces. Painted woman on outside of egg in red, green, yellow and brown. Iniside is a miniature female figure carved from wood. Articulated body (shoulders and hips) in red satin dress and hat with a lace apron.