Item NMC/1544 - Eskimo doll

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NMC/1544

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Eskimo doll

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  • 1956 (Creation)

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4 / 4

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Eskimo doll with snowshoes, bag and eskimo baby, holding a fish.

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This material has been appraised in line with Glasgow School of Art Archives and Collections standard procedures.

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The doll is wearing heavy woollen cream fabric which is embroidered with dark blue, light blue, red and yellow threads for the coat design and black thread for the hair and eyes. There are four pairs of dark blue beads stitched onto the front of the coat. The coat is lined with looped brown wool fabric to represent fur. It has tan leather shoes and gloves. The bag is made of matching tan leather and has two straps. The baby is made of cream woollen fabric with black and brown stitching. The fish is made of grey fabric and has red, blue and black embroidery stitching with white pearlescent sequins stitched over it's body. The snowshoes are made of wicker material with leather straps. The doll is wearing heavy woollen cream fabric which is embroidered with dark blue, light blue, red and yellow threads for the coat design and black thread for the hair and eyes. There are four pairs of dark blue beads stitched onto the front of the coat. The coat is lined with looped brown wool fabric to represent fur. It has tan

Dimensions: Doll - 465 x 280 mm
Bag - 170 x 100 mm
Baby - 290 x 120 mm
Snowshoes - 320 x 150 mm / Doll: 280 x 470 x 90 mm, Bag: 160 x 210 x 35 mm, baby: 125 x 295 x 30 mm, shoes: 100 x 260 x 10 mm (each) (card base: 153 x 323 x 20 mm)

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