Doll

Object Number: 
1922.98
Date: 
1860-1900
Medium: 
Ceramic, textile, leather, hair, glass, metal, wood, paint
Dimensions: 
Overall: 24 1/2 x 9 x 4 1/4 in. ( 62.2 x 22.9 x 10.8 cm )
Marks: 
written: in ink on label affixed to bonnet tied to wrist: "Empress/Bustle/5/" stamped: on bottom of shoes: "3" stamped: on bottom of shoes: illegible inscription in shield
Description: 
Fashion doll with bisque swivel head, blond wig attached to pate, blue glass eyes, closed mouth, pierced ears, and tinted face; stuffed kid body with painted wood divided arm with ball-and-socket joint, gusseted thighs and knees, and dark brown leather high-heeled shoes; two-piece tan silk outfit composed of fitted jacket with elbow-length sleeves and skirt with purple velvet trim and train bordered in lace; with necklace, bracelet, earrings, tiara, and kid leather gloves.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Miss Hortense Abbott Carney
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group