Doll: old oriental woman

Doll: old oriental woman
Title
Doll: old oriental woman
Date 
1890-1920
Medium 
Composition, textile, paint
Dimensions 
Overall: 8 1/2 x 4 1/2 x 2 1/2 in. ( 21.6 x 11.4 x 6.4 cm )
Description 
Doll with composition shoulder head, white molded hair gathered in bun, and painted facial features representing an elderly woman; stuffed cloth body with divided arm composed of stuffed cloth upper arm and composition lower arm and divided leg composed of stuffed cloth upper leg and composition lower leg; Chinese costume consisting of blue silk jacket with black bands edged in gold braid and purple silk trousers.
Object Number 
INV.10913
Gallery Label 
Christie's appraiser Olivia Bristol describes this doll as a "door-of-hope missionary doll" (Christie's Appraisals, Inc., Auction Estimates, January 7, 1998).
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group