Papier mâché, textile, wood, leather, mother of pearl, paint
Overall: 15 x 8 x 2 1/2 in. ( 38.1 x 20.3 x 6.4 cm )
Doll with papier mâché shoulder head, molded black hair piled in curls on top of head in especially elaborate hair style, with curls painted along edges, molded and painted facial features including blue eyes (with white dot on pupil), closed mouth, and pink tinted cheeks; stuffed kid body with divided arm composed of stuffed kid upper arm and wooden lower arm, with crudely carved fingers, divided leg composed of stuffed kid upper leg and wooden lower leg, with blue painted slippers; long-sleeved dress patterned with brown flowers, embroidered openwork panel sewn on to front of dress, with similar pieces at cuffs, lace trim, buttoned up back, cream-colored silk petticoat over pink silk petticoat and knickers.
Purchased from Elie Nadelman
The Folk Art Collection of Elie Nadelman
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