Doll

Object Number: 
1957.260
Date: 
1860-1880
Medium: 
Ceramic, textile, glass, paint
Dimensions: 
Overall: 8 1/2 x 5 1/2 x 1 1/2 in. ( 21.6 x 14 x 3.8 cm )
Description: 
Doll with glazed porcelain shoulder head, black molded hair, painted eyes, closed mouth, and pink tinted cheeks; stuffed cloth body with divided arm composed of stuffed cloth upper arm and glazed porcelain lower arm, and divided leg composed of stuffed cloth upper leg and glazed porcelain leg, with painted high-heeled boots; black beaded necklace and purple silk taffeta dress with lace apron over petticoat with designs drawn on and knickers with lace cuffs.
Gallery Label: 
According to accession records, this doll is supposed to represent Jenny Lind.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mr. Forsyth Wickes
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group