This is an Albanian doll dressed in the festive costume of Lunxhëri. This outfit is also worn as traditional wedding dress. Lunxhëri is a municipality in the Gjirokastër county in South Albania.
Folklore is in the air… uhm… ear!
Object Doll wearing wedding dress Origin Albania, Lunxhëri Culture Unknown Medium Fabric, painted paper maché (?), sequins, beads, wood Mark or Tag None Made by Unknown Size H 23 cm Dated Not dated Acquired Birthday gift 2009 or 2010
No postcard available. There should be a nice postcard here that matches this doll, to show you how the people living in Albania are dressed in their traditional costume.
There is nothing suitable in our postcard books at the moment, too bad!