Doll: boy in long coat

Object Number: 
1937.1224
Date: 
1830-1880
Medium: 
Ceramic, textile, leather, glass, metal, paint
Dimensions: 
Overall: 24 x 10 x 4 in. ( 61 x 25.4 x 10.2 cm )
Description: 
Boy doll with glazed porcelain shoulder head, black molded hair, blue painted eyes, closed mouth, and red tinted cheeks; stuffed cloth body with divided stuffed kid arm and separate fingers, and divided leg with brown leather boots buttoned up side; printed jacket with skirt gathered at waist over pin-striped shirt with buttons and cream-colored pants, and knee socks.
Gallery Label: 
This object was once part of the folk art collection of Elie Nadelman (1882-1946), the avant-garde sculptor. From 1924 to 1934, Nadelman's collection was displayed in his Museum of Folk Arts, located in the Riverdale section of the Bronx. The Historical Society purchased Nadelman's entire collection in 1937.
Credit Line: 
Purchased from Elie Nadelman
Provenance: 
The Folk Art Collection of Elie Nadelman
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group