Doll

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Registration number
40461
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: 210 mm W: 155 mm L: D: Circum:

Description

Fabric doll, mother carrying child on her back. The mother has black wool hair in two braids tied with red ribbon and is wearing a pale pink silk tunic and pants edged with orange around the neckline and gold braid along the hems. The child is wearing a blue tunic with white polka dots and is tied on with a red ribbon.

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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