Doll

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Registration number
40460
Item name
Doll 
Category
Model/Game
 
Indigenous name
 
Maker
 
Associated cultural group
 
Place
Asia > China > Hong Kong
Map
Collector
Robert Wright 
Acquisition date
September 01, 2010 
Acquisition method
Donated by Diana Young 
Dimensions
H: 255 mm W: 150 mm L: D: Circum:

Description

Fabric doll with black wool hair in a ponytail/topknot. Facial features are embroidered in black and red silk. The figure is dressed in a blue pants suit with mandarin collar and gold slippers. Paper label attached to the doll bears writing "cow boi".

Research notes

Set of dolls 40458-40461
"This rag doll family were purchased in Hong Kong in 1961 by Robert Wright, then a commander in the British Royal Navy.... he recalls (2010) that Hong Kong was the shopping port of choice for sailors looking for souvenirs to take home as presents." Diana Young, February 2010 [ref. Source file for further information]

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