Fabric doll, tinsel, beads, wood and paper
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National Trust Museum of Childhood (Accredited Museum)
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A doll dressed as an Indian bride. Her fabric covered stuffed face has painted facial features and a pointed nose through which three beads are threaded and a red caste mark. Her hair is of silver coloured tinsel with a row of gold coloured beads. She also has earrings of gold coloured and green beads. Her wooden body has two sticks for legs which are glued into a wooden base. She wears a yellow fabric skirt decorated with red and silver coloured paper strips. Her red sari is again decorated with strips of gold and silver and blue and silver coloured paper. Her left arm has several bands of gold coloured paper and her fingers are made of red dyed string and a brown bead bracelet.