About this objectPeg doll; a handmade peg doll, made by a six year-old, circa 1900. The doll is dressed as a Dutch girl, with large green, patterned skirt, white blouse and cap, and blond hair. Eyes and a mouth have been stitched on in blue, black and red thread.
Medium and Materialsorganic, vegetal, wood
processed material, textile
Measurementsh 30mm x l 145mm x w 140mm
Subject and Association Keywordsthe family. marriage. women, children. child development
Credit LineFrom the collection of Owaka Museum Wahi Kahuika, The Meeting Place "a rest on your journey"