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Object ID 1944.040.001
Object Name Doll
Collection Dolls
Credit line Gift of Mrs. Frank H. Edsall
Date 1847
Made Esther Tatnall Warner
Description Female doll with a stuffed cloth body and papier-mâché head with molded black hair and black glass eyes. The arms once had kid leather lower parts with defined fingers, but only part of one of these remains. The only outfit on the doll is a petticoat, white knitted stockings, and black shoes.
Dimensions H-26 W-10.5 inches
Dimension Details approximate width
Owned Elizabeth Bellah; Agnes Warner
Provenance According to the donor, the cloth body of this doll was made by her great-grandmother Esther Tatnall Warner for Elizabeth Bellah. Upon Elizabeth's death, the doll was acquired by the donor's aunt Agnes Euena Warner.
Subjects Dolls
Search Terms Dolls
Papier-Mâché Dolls
Elizabeth Bellah
Agnes Warner
Esther Tatnall Warner
Nineteenth Century
Material Cotton body; papier-mâché head
Place of Origin Delaware