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Doll: on stand in black coat

Doll: on stand in black coat
Doll: on stand in black coat
ca. 1913
Ceramic, leather, textile, hair, beads, paint
Overall: 18 x 8 1/2 x 4 in. ( 45.7 x 21.6 x 10.2 cm )
Doll with bisque shoulder head, human hair wig with long braids tied with pink ribbons, sleeping eyes, open mouth, and pink tinted cheeks; stuffed kid body with divided arm with stuffed kid upper arm, Universal elbow joint, and composition lower arm with molded hand, and divided leg with stuffed kid upper leg, Universal hip and knee joints, and composition lower leg; black satin coat with striped lining over white knee-length dress with high neck with lace ruffle, low waist gathered with pink ribbon, and two-tiered skirt over knee-length knickers, with knit socks, black leather shoes, and bead necklace.
Credit Line 
Gift of Miss Margarete R. Altenhein
Object Number 
impressed: on back shoulder plate: "370. / AM. - 0 1/2 - DEP. / Armand Marseille. / Made in Germany"
Gallery Label 
According to accession records, this doll, referred to as "Rita," was purchased for the donor in England in 1913.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group