Doll

Collection Type

  • Toys and games

Date

1750-1800

GUSN

GUSN-3101

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

Descriptive Terms

dolls
carving (processes)
gesso
linen (material)
painting (coating)
pine (wood)
wool (textile)
pine (wood)
Pine
Gesso
Wool
Linen
Carved
Painted
DOLL

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

25 (H) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.1597