About this objectDolls; two, Chinese dolls, each with ceramic heads and limbs, and soft bodies. One doll is dressed in a red shirt and trousers with red painted shoes. The second doll is dressed in turquoise tunic and trousers. These are thought to date to before 1890.
Date Made19th century
Medium and Materialsprocessed material, ceramic
processed material, textile
Measurementsh 140mm (each)
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"