Toys

Asian "Roly Poly" Doll

This papier mache toy belonged to Anne Atherton Starrett, daughter of Captain Henry Atherton Starrett of Belfast, and his wife Ellen Mary Cutter Starrett. The painted toy came from Hong Kong or another Asian port, when Anne was a child.

Doll from Chefoo, China

Male doll dressed in several layers of clothing: vest, long coat , shirt, shoes and pantaloons. All clothing is hand stitched. Head and hands are ceramic and painted.

Chinese Jackstraws

Set of 34 ivory Chinese jackstraws used as a toy by Kate Dow when a young girl. Probably brought back from China by her mother's brother, Capt. Oscar Eaton.
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