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AFRICAN AMERICAN FEMALE ANTIQUE MARIONETTE


 
AFRICAN AMERICAN FEMALE ANTIQUE MARIONETTE
   

 



Beautiful in her rusticity, and all original. Her garments are multilayered and in wonderful condition still. Limbs are articularted, hands are large and detailed. Retains some of the original strings with which one could manipulate her poses. Easy to re-string for display. Collected in Maine, origin unidentified. mid to late 19th c