This is a male doll from Siena in Italy. He represents a member of the Contrade Selva (Forest) and carries the Selva symbol flag. The contradas take part in the famous Palio festival held every year in Siena, a tradition dating from the middle ages. The costumes are derived from military uniforms. This doll has never been removed from box. Box has damage but the doll is mint. With original sticker 'Contrada Selva' on box, also 'Italy - Siena' sticker by former owner.