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Wooden Doll

Description

Doll, c.1600-1700. Doll of walnut wood; primitively carved; the back only rudimentarily shaped; hair short and/or covered with head-dress of some form; hands clasped to front; mid-calf length dress decorated with crescents; a necklace is carved low on chest; bare four-toed feet; block base; hands, breasts and nose are worn smooth; base split through into one foot.

  • Measurements

  • Height

    228 mm

  • Location

    New Place - Exhibition Centre

  • Credit line

    CC-BY-NC-ND Image Courtesy of the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust