Doll

1975 (made)

MISC.524-1986 MoC

Maori doll; Plastic, New Zealand, 1975

The Maori doll is made of brown plastic with fixed limbs and swivel head. The eyes have painted lashes to the right, and the face is decorated with black linear markings. She has dark brown hair. The doll wears a shirt with a red fabric undershirt and a woven woollen shawl worn across the shoulder leaving one shoulder bear, with a braid trim and black fringed decoration.

This doll was purchased on a trip to New Zealand in 1975 by the donors. The doll is a souvenir Maori girl and is made mainly from plastic.

The doll was purchased by the donors on a trip to New Zealand in 1975.

Given by Mr and Mrs Drewitt

Location: In Storage

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