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Doll

Doll
Doll
Doll
Title
Doll
Date 
1750-1800
Medium 
Wood, textile, hair, glass, gesso, paint
Dimensions 
Overall: 21 x 12 x 4 in. ( 53.3 x 30.5 x 10.2 cm )
Description 
Doll with wooden head and torso, long brown hair wig, black pupilless glass eyes slotted into face, carved nose, ears, and mouth, painted over a gesso base; all-wooden divided arms and legs, with tongue and groove jointing at elbows, hips, and knees, unpainted; lower arms and hands with separate fingers, painted over a gesso base; green silk dress garlanded with flowers sewn on to bodice and sleeves, lace at wrists; sheer apron and cap with embroidered decoration, cap with ribbon around brim and bow at back; woven petticoat and wool stockings, extending to knee; green slippers embroidered with pink and white thread, with yellow ribbons.
Object Number 
X.514
Gallery Label 
Several physical characteristics suggest that this doll may belong to a later era, but the face and hands support the earlier date given here.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group