Peddler Woman Doll

Object Number: 
1937.474
Date: 
1800-1850
Medium: 
Wood, textile, paint
Dimensions: 
Overall: 10 3/4 x 4 x 1 1/8 in. ( 27.3 x 10.2 x 2.9 cm )
Description: 
Wooden doll with turned head and torso, and mortise and tenon jointed waist, elbows, and knees; face painted white, with black hair, blue eyes, and pink lips and hair; clothed in red and green leaf and flower print dress with black lace sash secured with pin with flowers.
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