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Doll

Doll
Title
Doll
Date 
1830-1860
Medium 
Papier-mâché, textile, wood, leather, paper, paint
Dimensions 
Overall: 10 x 6 x 1 3/4 in. ( 25.4 x 15.2 x 4.4 cm )
Description 
Lady doll with papier-mâché shoulder head, molded black hair, and molded and painted facial features; stuffed kid body with divided arm composed of stuffed kid upper arm and painted wood lower arm and divided leg composed of stuffed kid upper leg and painted wood lower leg (tan paper bands conceal joints); blue braid-trimmed jacket over long blue flower print dress with gathered neck and waist, lace petticoat and lace-trimmed knickers, and green painted slippers.
Object Number 
INV.4504
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group