Textile, wood, metal
Overall: 8 1/4 x 6 x 2 in. ( 21 x 15.2 x 5.1 cm )
printed: on ribbon: "THE CLEVELAND PRESS/DOLL CONTEST/1912" printed: on ribbon: "1st PRIZE/CLASS 00/ANTIQUES/DIVISION A"
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.
According to accession records, this doll won a ribbon for First Prize in an Antiques Doll Contest in Cleveland, OH 1912.
Gift of Dr. William D. Harris
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.