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Doll

1991.1597 (RS20785)

Description

Wooden body; ovoid head with gessoed and painted features and glass eyes inset; carved and painted jointed arms and legs painted white and attached to torso with metal pins; doll wears a printed wool dress of light brown with paisley like devices in red, yellow, green and white and a printed linen apron and a white linen bonnet with velvet ties; white linen underclothing edged in lace.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1750-1800
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
carving (processes)
gesso
linen (material)
painting (coating)
pine (wood)
wool (textile)
Object type
Toy
Descriptive terms
Carved
carving (processes)
DOLL
dolls
gesso
Gesso
Linen
linen (material)
Painted
painting (coating)
Pine
pine (wood)
Wool
wool (textile)
Dimensions
25 (H) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.1597
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
3101

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