Doll: Spanish dancer in yellow dress on base

Doll: Spanish dancer in yellow dress on base
Title
Doll: Spanish dancer in yellow dress on base
Date 
1890-1920
Medium 
Papier-mâché, textile, wood, paper, paint
Dimensions 
Overall: 12 x 7 x 3 in. ( 30.5 x 17.8 x 7.6 cm )
Description 
Doll with papier-mâché shoulder head, black painted hair, and brown painted eyes; stuffed cloth body with divided arm composed of stuffed cloth upper arm and papier-mâché lower arm and divided leg composed of stuffed cloth upper leg and papier-mâché lower leg; ethnic costume consisting of black lace veil, light blue shawl with red velour flower attached to front, and yellow dress with full sleeves with black chiffon cuffs, vertical bands of black chiffon on skirt, and black lace surrounding hem; mounted on square wooden base covered in silver paper.
Object Number 
INV.10988
Marks 
printed paper label: affixed to underside of base: "This doll is an original / SAROFF CHARACTER / authentically designed and / made entirely by hand." written: in ink on label: "Miller's wife / 'lo [hirone]'"
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group