|Object ID||N1989.049.035 e|
|Title||Chinese Young Girl in Silk|
|Credit line||Gift of Mrs William P. Bancroft|
|Year Range from||1901|
|Year Range to||1914|
|Made||Door of Hope Mission|
|Makers mark||Marks: #3 on jacket; #19 on under jacket|
Door of Hope "Chinese Young Girl in Silk" doll: Female child doll with a stuffed cloth body, carved pearwood head, painted features, and long black hair. The outfit consists of white cotton undergarments under pale pink silk embroidered trousers and a pale blue silk embroidered jacket with a Mandarin collar and white trim. The trousers and jacket both also have multi-colored ribbon trim. The shoes are green silk with pink stitching. The jacket is lined in two colors of pink. The headband is pale blue with pink and blue embroidered flowers, red & black accents on the sides, and a red pom pom at the front. The doll's bound feet indicate an early date for the doll.
|Owned||Mrs. William P. (Emma Cooper) Bancroft|
|Provenance||Donated to the Society by Mrs. Bancroft's daughters, Mrs. Sarah Bancroft Clark & Lucy Bancroft Gillette. According to a note in the file, Emma Bancroft actively acquired pieces for her doll collection between 1892 & 1929.|
Bancroft, Mrs. William P.
Door of Hope Mission
Door of Hope Dolls
|Place of Origin||Shanghai, China|