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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.
About This Item
- 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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485 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
(207) 774-1822 x230
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