Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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shepherd from the Tatra Mountains doll
  • Poland
  • shepherd from the Tatra Mountains doll, 1938
  • Where object was made: Poland
  • wire, felt, leather, embroidering
  • Gift from the Rosemary Ketcham Collection
  • Not on display
  • 0000.2308
Label Text

Male figure with a sculpted composition head and a wire based body. White felt pants and jacket (thrown around the shoulders) with an elaborate embroidery in green, red, yellow, pinks, navy, blue and orange. Green felt trim on jacket. Blue stripe and red and green pom poms on sides of the pants. Brown leather shoes with crossed ties. White shirt. Wide leather "belt" with axe tucked in it. Black felt hat with red band and purple edging.