Doll

Doll
Title
Doll
Date 
1870-1910
Medium 
Ceramic, textile, wood, leather, metal, glass, hair, paint
Dimensions 
overall: 26 1/2 x 11 x 5 in.
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.
Credit Line 
Gift of Mrs. R.C. Hill, 1953
Object Number 
Z.382
Marks 
stamped: in ink on center of cloth back: "7"
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."
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group