They fit into his boots so he can "pass".
(It's probably best that he travel without his boots on because I'm not sure how his feet would react to prolonged boot wearing.)
Herein lies the story of the creation of seven unique traveling art dolls and their travel journals. The dolls will leave home in October 2010 and will travel nearly 8000 miles, with stops at the homes of six artists, before returning home again in May. See their step-by-step creation here, with new chapters every 5 weeks. To view an individual doll's progress or a specific artist's work, click on the doll or artist name in the sidebar "Sort By" box.