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  • Place of origin:

    India (north, made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1975-1980 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:


  • Materials and Techniques:

    Cotton with metal jewellery and a wooden base

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mr Jaswant Rai

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

A costume doll, identified by a label on the base as 'A belle of Haryana returning from the fields'. The doll's body is of cotton stuffed with kapok; she wears a skirt of printed cotton and a thin cotton veil (orhni). On her head is a bundle of wood-shavings, representing the crops she has gathered in the fields.

Place of Origin

India (north, made)


ca. 1975-1980 (made)



Materials and Techniques

Cotton with metal jewellery and a wooden base


Dolls & Toys


South & South East Asia Collection

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