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1949.802 (RS119912)

Description

Black "Mammy" doll. Stuffed black stocking body. Hair made of loops of wool yearn woven into burlap. White button eyes, gathered nose, stitched mouth. Glass bead earrings. Wearing cotton and lace pantaloons, cotton diaper, glazed chintz dress with glass buttons on back. Red leather shoes. Most of the stitching is by machine on clothing.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1868-1899
Associated Building
Original to Hamilton House (South Berwick, Me.).
Material
cotton (textile)
lace (needlework)
leather
stuffing (upholstering technique)
wool (textile)
Object type
Toy
Descriptive terms
Cotton
cotton (textile)
DOLL
dolls
Lace
lace (needlework)
Leather
leather
Stuffed
stuffing (upholstering technique)
Wool
wool (textile)
Dimensions
20 x 12.25 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1949.802
Credit Line
Bequest of Elizabeth R. Vaughan
GUSN
7760

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