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Lady's costume: 1700

Lady's costume: 1700
Title
Lady's costume: 1700
Date 
ca. 1968
Medium 
Wax, textile, paint
Dimensions 
Overall: 9 1/2 x 5 x 4 in. ( 24.1 x 12.7 x 10.2 cm )
Description 
Molded wax figurine of woman in period costume; pink brocade dress with low-cut square neckline, elbow-length sleeves with lace cuffs, paniers, and skirt gathered at sides with green ribbons.
Credit Line 
Gift of Carl Otto von Kienbusch
Object Number 
1968.10
Marks 
written: in ink on back hem of dress: "Ellis Simpson"
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group