Doll

Object Number: 
Z.382
Date: 
1870-1910
Medium: 
Ceramic, textile, wood, leather, metal, glass, hair, paint
Dimensions: 
overall: 26 1/2 x 11 x 5 in.
Marks: 
stamped: in ink on center of cloth back: "7"
Description: 
Doll with bisque swivel head, short blond wig with red ribbon attached to pate, blue glass eyes, pierced ears with blue bead earrings, open/closed mouth, and tinted face; stuffed cloth body with bellows (possibly kid) situated in torso, stuffed kid complete arm, stuffed cloth divided leg with lower leg covered in pink textile, and attached to foot encased in black leather high-heeled boot; red knee-length dress buttoned up back with pleated satin front and red jacket with satin facings over white petticoat and knickers with lace trim; when chest is squeezed, doll emits musical notes.
Gallery Label: 
On the back of an envelope found in the box, the following is written in pencil: "This doll/belonged to/Susie C. Hill/R.C.Hi[ll] sister/who died/when abt 12/The small doll belonged/to R.C. Hills/mother/Harriet C. Hill."
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. R.C. Hill, 1953
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group