Baby doll

Baby doll
Title
Baby doll
Date 
1880-1890
Medium 
Ceramic, textile, leather, glass, hair, paint
Dimensions 
Overall: 28 x 12 x 3 1/2 in. ( 71.1 x 30.5 x 8.9 cm )
Description 
Bébé Bru with bisque swivel head, white wig glued to pate, brown glass eyes, open mouth, and pink tinted cheeks; stuffed kid body with divided arm composed of stuffed kid upper arm and bisque lower arm with molded hand, and leg with gusseted hip and knee; long white cotton dress trimmed with lace and embroidery over petticoat and knickers, with crocheted jacket and booties, lace-trimmed bib, and lace cap tied with blue ribbon; peg in back of neck may be manipulated to produce sucking motion when pacifier (missing) is inserted in mouth.
Credit Line 
Gift of Miss Hortense Abbott Carney
Object Number 
1923.80
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group