Doll: Oriental woman on stand
Composition, textile, wood, paper, metal, hair, paint
Overall: 9 1/8 x 3 1/2 x 3 in. ( 23.2 x 8.9 x 7.6 cm )
Costume figurine depicting woman in Asian costume, mounted on green painted base; composition head with black molded hair and plait of black hair, molded and painted facial features, with paper ornaments and artificial flowers glued on; composition arms frozen in pose; red satin blouse with embroidered blue satin vest crossed over chest, over peach and blue satin wrapped skirt, with embroidered flowers glued on to satin, and blue fringes.
printed: on tag nailed to shoulder: "No. 522/PAO ZUEN/Pao Zuen, a wise maid was fallen in love with Chia Pao Yu. She had no chance to meet him and so she brought him some wine and took the occasion that she could talk love with him./MADE IN CHINA"
printed: translation in Chinese on other side of tag nailed to shoulder
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