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Doll: girl in pink gown w/violets

Object Number: 
INV.11013
Date: 
1880-1900
Medium: 
Ceramic, textile, composition, leather, hair, glass, paint
Dimensions: 
Overall: 28 1/2 x 17 x 5 in. ( 72.4 x 43.2 x 12.7 cm )
Marks: 
impressed: on back of head: "Germany/HEINRICH HANDWERCK/SIMON & HALBIG"
Description: 
Doll with bisque swivel head, long brown wig with velvet pansy at side, blue sleeping eyes, open mouth, tinted face, and dimple in chin; composition body with ball-and-socket joints and chubby hands; pink short-sleeved silk dress with purple velvet ribbon at hem, purple velvet band at waist with bundle of purple and lavender pansies; petticoat with pink ribbon threaded through lace and tied in bow at side, and knickers with lace trim; white socks and kid leather shoes tied up front.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group