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Doll

Item Information

Title:
Doll
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.
Date:
1860–1879
Format:
Objects/Artifacts
Genre:
cotton (textile)
stitching
porcelain
stuffing (upholstering technique)
dolls
Location:
Historic New England
Collection (local):
Digitized Museum Collections
Subjects:
childhood
Porcelain
Cotton
Stuffed
Hand Stitched
Childhood
Places:
MaineYork (county)South Berwick
Hamilton House (South Berwick, Me.)
Extent:
28.5 in. x 23 in. (H x W)
Link to Item:
Terms of Use:
Rights status not evaluated.
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Notes:
Bequest of Elizabeth R. Vaughan
Accession #:
1949.785
Identifier:
7759