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1949.785 (RS119895)

Description

China head and shoulder plate attached to convas covered hard stuffed body. Modelled vertical sausage curls painted black; blue eyes. Body probably handmade with stuffed and stitched fingers and stuffed feet. Wearing brown tone print dress with puff sleeves and three bands of lace trim on lower skirt. Cotton eyelet petticoat and pantaloons. Black lace slippers.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1860-1879
Associated Building
Original to Hamilton House (South Berwick, Me.).
Material
cotton (textile)
porcelain
stitching
stuffing (upholstering technique)
Object type
Toy
Descriptive terms
Childhood
childhood
Cotton
cotton (textile)
DOLL
dolls
Hand Stitched
Porcelain
porcelain
stitching
Stuffed
stuffing (upholstering technique)
Dimensions
28.5 x 23 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1949.785
Credit Line
Bequest of Elizabeth R. Vaughan
GUSN
7759

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