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Object ID 1949.066.001
Object Name Doll
Collection Dolls
Credit line Estate of Miss Mary R. deVou through James L deVou
Year Range from 1872
Year Range to 1884
Made Ludwig Greiner
Makers mark The neck has the remains of a Ludwig Greiner paper label.
Description Female doll with a papier-mâché head and lower limbs and cloth body that has been stuffed with sawdust. The head, including hair, is completely white with painted features and blue eyes. The back of the neck has the remains of a Ludwig Greiner paper label. The outfit consists of a linen shift and pantalets, long linen skirt with a brown and white leaf pattern, and the remains of blue and white wool tartan sleeves.

Dimensions H-16.5 W-3.5 inches
Dimension Details Greatest overall length including dress; approximate width; doll itself is 11" high.
Owned Mary R. deVou
Subjects Dolls
Search Terms Dolls
Papier-Mâché Dolls
Ludwig Greiner
Nineteenth Century
Material Papier-mâché head & lower limbs; cloth body
Place of Origin Philadelphia, PA