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Object ID 1958.004.088
Object Name Doll
Collection Dolls
Credit line Gift of H. Gregg Danby in Memory of J. Kenneth Danby
Year Range from 1860
Year Range to 1880
Description Female doll with a white glazed porcelain head, molded black hair, and painted features with blue eyes. The lower limbs are also painted, glazed porcelain and the body is cotton stuffed with sawdust. The outfit is in really tattered condition and consists of what seems to be a gray silk taffeta paletot or mantle trimmed with brown braid over a brown silk skirt with a gray silk hem. The petticoat and pantalets are linen.

Dimensions H-10 W-4 inches
Dimension Details approximate width
Subjects Dolls
People Danby, J. Kenneth
Danby, H. Gregg
Search Terms Dolls
China Head Dolls
Porcelain Dolls
Nineteenth Century
Material Porcelain head & limbs; cotton body stuffed with sawdust
Place of Origin Germany