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National Trust Museum of Childhood (Accredited Museum)
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A wooden female doll wearing a grey grass costume and carrying a food dish lid in both arms . The doll has a round wooden head with round painted blue eyes, pink cheeks and red lips. The head sits on a thin cylindrical neck which is attached to a wider cylindrical pole, which forms the body. This pole sits on a wide round wooden base. Her body, hair and costume are formed from a type of grey/brown grass, described as 'sea-grass' on the box lid. Her hair is dress in a parting and she has 2 long plaits down her back. She wears a long dress made from grass which is gathered at the waist. The front of the bodice is decroated with a row of red and yellow stitched and the hem is decorated with a stuck on band of red and white machine embroidery. Her arms are formed out of grass and also have a band of red and white machine embroidery. In her hands she carries a dish/cooking pot lid which is made from varnished wood. Below this is a length of cloth, which hangs almost to the floor. The cloth is also decorated with two bands of embroidery.