Germany: Bavarian boy

Front view
Front view

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

 

 

 

Body

Plastic with movable eyes, arms and legs. The hair is formed in the plastic of the head and is painted a light brown.

 

Back view
Back view

Clothing

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.

 

Side view of the Lederhosen hat showing large feather
Side view of the Lederhosen hat showing large feather

Accessories

None

 

Background information

See Germany: Bavaria

 

Source(s) of information

http://www.weltderhuete.de/Herren-Huete-und-Muetzen/Herren-Trachtenhuete

http://shop.oktoberfest.de/Oktoberfest/Trachtenhuete/Allgaeuer-Trachtenhut-gruen.html

See Germany: Bavaria

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