Meet Royal Jester Sock Monkey and Cheeky Earth Mother, Pippi D Parker: OOAK One Of A Kind Handcrafted Doll in Dance Togs: Indigo Batik Tulle Tutu and Velour Leotard; Ready for Tai Chi or Yoga. Perfect Birthday Gift for anyone born in the Year of the Monkey; See below for Monkey Zodiac Birth Years. Handcrafted Doll Handstitched from Orange Pippi Striped Cotton Blend Socks. Measures 18 Inches tall from the bells of her Satin Jester's Crown to her en pointe uni-toes; and is 4 Inches wide from ear to ear. Her insides are filled with fluffy soft natural wool roving. Her hands snap together and hold the "We are the 99%" placard with a Dorothy Parker Poem printed on the back. NOTE: On request, seller & maker will custom print & swap a favored short poem into the placard's flip side. Dorothy Parker's poem, "Philosophy" **(see below) would be perfect for a Slacker's Graduation or Hip Retirement Gift!** In gift display box; perfect for gift giving any time of year. Enjoy This Royal Jester Sock Monkey in her Dance Togs; she's one of a kind, that's for sure <3
Included are hand stitched dance tog separates embellished with several unique jewelry accessory pieces:
• Lightly batiked cotton velour leotard with crotch closure snap and buttonhole tail part.
• Indigo rayon batik ballet tutu with bric-a-brac waistband and blue shades of tulle petticoats.
• Riveted brown open ear gauges to protect her sensitive skin from costume earrings.
• Vintage dangle faceted fuchsia rhinestone costume earrings. Swap your own earrings with her to wear!
• Tribal necklace handmade out of repurposed vintage hardware and chrome ball chain; A bit of "post industrial kitsch" to top off the look.
*** Not included in this sale: Vintage Miniature Wooden "Edith Ann" Reading Corner & "And,That's the Truth" Chair.
Not suitable for very young children: Thou she is sturdily stitched and put together, she has some tiny, easily swalloable detail items, including her beaded nose, button eyes, bells, bits of jewelry, and placard holding snap together hands.
**Optional Gift for Graduation / Retirement Themed Poem**:
Philosophy by Dorothy Parker
If I should labor through daylight and dark,
Consecrate valourous, serious, true,
Then on the world I may blazon my mark;
And what if I don't, and what if I do?
Great Mothers Day or Birthday Gift Idea:
Monkey 猴 (hóu) Chinese Zodiac Lunar Birth Years:
◾ Feb 6, 1932 – Jan 25, 1933; Water
◾ Jan 25, 1944 – Feb 12, 1945; Wood
◾ Feb 12, 1956 – Jan 30, 1957; Fire
◾ Jan 30, 1968 – Feb 16, 1969; Earth
◾ Feb 16, 1980 – Feb 4, 1981; Metal
◾ Feb 4, 1992 – Jan 22, 1993; Water
◾ Jan 22, 2004 – Feb 8, 2005; Wood
◾ Feb 8, 2016 – Jan 27, 2017; Fire
◾ Jan 26, 2028 – Feb 12, 2029; Earth
◾ Feb 12, 2040 – Jan 31, 2041; Metal
Attributes of Those Born in the Year of Monkey: Charming, Witty / Humorous, Lively, Smart / Bright, Quick Witted, Curious, Flexible, Versatile and Lucky.
Partners well with: Dragon and Rat