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Object ID 1927.018.001
Object Name Doll
Collection Dolls
Credit line Gift of Miss Emma Clark
Year Range from 1850
Year Range to 1860
Made Possibly Ludwig Greiner?
Makers mark Stamped: "Patent / Head" on the back of the shoulders.
Description Female doll with a stuffed cloth body and papier-mâché head and shoulders with molded black hair, black eyes, and painted features. The arms are missing. The outfit consists of a white cotton shift and petticoat, pinkish checked gingham skirt with a 2 1/2 inch wide floral border printed in black ink, discolored white cotton stockings, red leather shoes, and a long-sleeved basque top of white dotted swiss fabric with pagoda sleeves. The stockings have hand-written text in black ink: "J.N. Clark" (left leg) and "J.N. Clark / no 1" (right leg).
Dimensions H-18.25 W-9 inches
Dimension Details approximate width
Subjects Dolls
Toys
Search Terms Dolls
Ludwig Greiner
Papier-mâché Dolls
Nineteenth Century
Material Papier-mâché head; cotton body