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Whistle (one of five); made of pottery painted with aniline dye and varnished; in the form of woman; conical skirt, hands in front of chest, spout out right side for mouthpiece (unpainted); hat painted fuchsia, hair purple, skin pink, eyebrows, eyes and mouth black, robe yellow with pink spots, cape blue, base pink.

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