General description Boy in short lederhosen and typical green Bavarian hat
Dimensions 17 cm x 7 cm x 5cm
Date when acquired 2000s
Original Date Unknown
Source Flea market in Göttingen
Plastic with movable eyes, arms and legs. The hair is formed in the plastic of the head and is painted a light brown.
The boy is wearing short lederhosen with large grey buttons on the drop-flat. Small green tassels are on the outsides of each leg, holding up the cuff. His braces are embroidered with red alpine roses and green leaves. His is not wearing socks but alpine leg warmers (Loferl) in white with green edges. His black low shoes are made of plastic. Around his neck is a red neckerchief with white dots.
His high-crowned brimless green felt hat is called either a lederhosen hat (Lederhosenhut) or an Allgäu costume hat (Allgäuertrachtenhut). It is decorated with a red and white cord tied at the back and holding a large down feather.
See Germany: Bavaria
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