"Penny Wooden" Doll

Collection Type

  • Toys and games

Date

1850-1900

GUSN

GUSN-2815

Description

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

Details

Descriptive Terms

miniatures (toys)
dolls
carving (processes)
painting (coating)
wood (plant material)
Wood
Painted
Carved
Doll

Associated Building

Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.),

Maker

Insam, Hier (Maker)

Location of Origin

Dolomite Mountains, Europe

Dimensions

6 3/4 x 1 5/8 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.1266

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