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Baby doll

Object Number: 
1923.80
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
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group