Doll

Object Number: 
1971.112
Date: 
1840-1910
Medium: 
Textile, wood, metal
Dimensions: 
Overall: 8 1/4 x 6 x 2 in. ( 21 x 15.2 x 5.1 cm )
Marks: 
printed: on ribbon: "THE CLEVELAND PRESS/DOLL CONTEST/1912" printed: on ribbon: "1st PRIZE/CLASS 00/ANTIQUES/DIVISION A"
Description: 
Nut-head doll (probably hickory) with end of nut providing tiny nose, and eyes and mouth drawn or etched onto face; lace bonnet with green and pink ribbon, long-sleeved brown wool dress over cream-colored muslin petticoat and knickers, brown stockings, and black shoes; pink prize ribbon with inscriptions mounted on gold colored metal pin with molded scrolls.
Gallery Label: 
According to accession records, this doll won a ribbon for First Prize in an Antiques Doll Contest in Cleveland, OH 1912.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Dr. William D. Harris
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group