Caribbean doll marked ‘Rep. Dom.’ which stands for República Dominicana. A bowl of fruit is resting on her arms and can be removed from the doll. She is a fruitero, a street vendor selling fruit from the Dominican Republic.
Folklore is in the air… uhm… ear!
Object Souvenir doll Origin Dominican Republic Culture Afro-Dominican Medium Fabric, clay, wire, straw, wood, natural fiber Mark or Tag On stand Made by Unknown Size H 20 cm Dated Not dated Acquired ?
Here’s a postcard that matches this doll. It shows how the people living in the Dominican Republic are dressed in their traditional costume.
Text on the back of the postcard: ‘Dominican Republic, Grupo Folklorico’. Not dated.