Doll: woman

Object Number: 
1937.473
Date: 
1775-1875
Medium: 
Wood, textile, paint, beads
Dimensions: 
Overall: 13 x 3 1/2 x 1 1/2 in. ( 33 x 8.9 x 3.8 cm )
Description: 
Wooden doll with turned head and torso and mortise and tenon jointed hips, elbows, and knees; painted with white skin, black hair, blue eyes, pink cheeks, and red lips; clothed in white dress with wide lace border.
Gallery Label: 
This object was once part of the folk art collection of Elie Nadelman (1882-1946), the avant-garde sculptor. From 1924 to 1934, Nadelman's collection was displayed in his Museum of Folk Arts, located in the Riverdale section of the Bronx. The Historical Society purchased Nadelman's entire collection in 1937.
Credit Line: 
Purchased from Elie Nadelman
Provenance: 
The Folk Art Collection of Elie Nadelman
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group