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"Penny Wooden" Doll

1991.1266 (RS20832)

Description

Small, "penny wooden" carved doll with moveable legs and arms connected with thin wooden pegs; crudely carved; the flat-top oval head is painted with tiny features and black hair; painted fleshtone until bust; hands and feet are white and red shoes are painted upon the feet.

Details

Maker
Insam, Hier (Maker)
Date
1850-1900
Location of origin
Dolomite Mountains, Europe
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
carving (processes)
painting (coating)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Toy
Descriptive terms
Carved
carving (processes)
Doll
dolls
miniatures (toys)
Painted
painting (coating)
Wood
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
6 3/4 x 1 5/8 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.1266
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
2815
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