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Milliner's Model

1991.1612 (RS25738)

Description

In the form of a stylized woman's head with narrow cylindrical neck base; painted white with an opening at the back; black hair and applied printed paper eyebrows, eyes, lips and blue ruffle-edge dress; white and leather bonnet with neck strap applied.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1830-1850
Inscriptions
Painted on the front is: ""DANJARD PARIS BREUETE"" Inscribed on a paper label on the bottom: ""Owned by/Nina F./Little""
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
appliqué (technique)
leather
painting (coating)
paper (fiber product)
papier mâché
Object type
Advertising Medium
Descriptive terms
Applied
appliqué (technique)
hats
Leather
leather
MODEL, PRODUCT
models (representations)
Painted
painting (coating)
paper (fiber product)
Papier Mache
papier mâché
Unidentified Paper
Dimensions
15.25 x 8.5 (HxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.1612
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
3181

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