Sibling of Daedalus writes:
Handmade Irish nun collector’s character doll, by ‘Jay of Dublin’, dating from the 1970s, from a range consisting of ‘characters drawn from the counties of Ireland, depicting the diverse inhabitants and their equally diverse occupations’.
One characteristic of Jay’s Irish Nun dolls, was that they all had some kind of visible facial deformity, varying from doll to doll (each face was individually hand painted). This one appears to have a smallpox scar. Here‘s another Jay of Dublin nun doll with a different skin condition, erysipelas this time, I think…
*plays with ‘Fr. Ken’*