Doll

Object Number: 
1933.36
Date: 
ca. 1856
Medium: 
Ceramic, textile, leather, paint
Dimensions: 
overall: 21 1/2 x 16 x 3 1/2 in.
Marks: 
written: in pencil on tag pinned to petticoat: "BELONGED TO/MARY ELIZA COX/GIFT OF/ISABELLA VACHE/COX, 1935/DOLL NAMED/"LILLIE" c1856/PORCELAIN/HEAD" written: in pencil on tag tied around ankle: "Cox/LILLIE/DATE/c.1856" written: in ink in script on seco
Description: 
Doll with glazed porcelain shoulder head, black molded hair, blue painted eyes, closed mouth, and red tinted cheeks; stuffed cloth body with complete stuffed kid arm and separate fingers, divided leg and toes formed by stitching; brown patterned wrapper over cream-colored embroidered skirt and plain petticoats.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Isabella Vaché Cox
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group