Doll: baby in black embroidered dress

Object Number: 
ca. 1900
Papier-mâché, stockinet, textile, leather, paint
Overall: 21 x 10 x 4 in. ( 53.3 x 25.4 x 10.2 cm )
Doll with head made of stockinet stretched over papier-mâché base, and painted with oil colors; molded and painted facial features include brown eyes (with white dot on pupil), closed mouth, and pink tinted cheeks; stuffed cloth body with complete arm, painted lower arm, fingers defined by stitching, separate thumb, divided leg with painted lower leg, toes formed by stitching; black satin dress with brightly colored embroidered flowers, inset front panel with wide bands of white, also embroidered, pleated hem; multiple petticoats with lace trim; black silk shoes.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group