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Historical Artifacts

Baby Doll

Baby Doll
Title
Baby Doll
Date 
1870-1900
Medium 
Ceramic, textile, brass, paint
Dimensions 
Overall: 6 x 2 1/2 x 3/4 in. ( 15.2 x 6.4 x 1.9 cm )
Description 
Miniature man doll with bisque shoulder head, black painted hair and mustache, and brown painted eyes; stuffed cloth body with divided arm composed of stuffed cloth upper arm and bisque lower arm and divided leg composed of stuffed cloth upper leg and bisque lower leg; black flannel costume with jacket, tie, and three brass buttons down front.
Credit Line 
Gift of Mrs. James King Hand
Object Number 
1942.210
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group