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Doll: in satin and lace gown

Object Name: Doll
Date: 1860-1900
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Medium: Ceramic, textile, leather, glass, hair, paint
Dimensions: Overall (doll): 23 x 13 x 3 1/2 in. (58.4 x 33 x 8.9 cm)
Place made: Europe, Germany
Description: Doll with bisque shoulder head, brown curly wig detached from pate, brown glass sleeping eyes, open mouth, and tinted face; stuffed kid body with divided arm composed of stuffed kid upper arm, bisque lower arm, and molded fingers, gusseted thighs and knees; lace robe over long pink satin dress extending several inches past doll's feet, white petticoat and knickers with lace trim, black stockings, and black leather shoes with laces.
Object Number: INV.10960
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Marks: impressed: on back of head: "M"

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The attribution of this doll to Kestner is based on an appraisal done in January 1998 by Olivia Bristol for Christie's Appraisals Inc.