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female doll with moving head
  • Korea
  • female doll with moving head, late 1900s–1994
  • Where object was made: Korea
  • wood, paint, wire, carving
  • Object Height/Diameter: 13 x 4 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 5 1/8 x 1 9/16 in
  • Gift of Carol Chavez
  • Not on display
  • 2007.6988.02

The doll has a peg-like body. The woman has a white bodice with red and green detail and a long red skirt that has a wide green stripe and a white flower. She has a bowl of fruit balanced on her head.

Her head is attached with a spring, so it moves.