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Doll: red coat and hat

Object Name: Doll
Date: ca. 1877
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Medium: Ceramic, textile, hair, brass, paint
Dimensions: Overall: 7 1/2 x 4 1/2 x 2 in. ( 19 x 11.4 x 5.1 cm )
Place made: Europe, Germany
Description: Doll with bisque head and torso with bisque limbs jointed at hips and shoulders; blond wig, sleeping eyes, closed mouth, pink tinted cheeks, blue painted stockings, and black painted ankle-strap shoes; dressed in crocheted outfit consisting of red hooded jacket with brass buttons, cream colored knee-length dress with scalloped hem, and cream colored knickers.
Credit Line: Gift of Etta Lawrence
Object Number: 1965.43
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Marks: impressed: on back: "GERMANY / 6343"

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According to accession records, this doll was acquired in Europe and presented to the donor on the day of her birth, June 14, 1877.


Included in "A Treasury of Toys" installation, 3rd Floor Corridor, 1990 (?) - 8/14/92.