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Male Nut Doll

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Male Nut Doll

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This doll made of nut is fashioned using cream colored pants, a brown velvet waistcoat, blue silk-lined coat with a plaid handkerchief in his pocket. Brown hair, braided, with limbs made from wire, a cloth body, and his head, hands and feet are carved from nut. His eyes are set into his head with black glass.

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  • Title: Male Nut Doll
  • Creation Date: circa 1840
  • Subject Date: circa 1840
  • State: ME
  • Media: Nut, cloth, wood, hair
  • Local Code: 4132*b
  • Object Type: Physical Object

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Maine Historical Society
485 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
(207) 774-1822 x219

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