Doll: George Washington

Object Number: 
1977.83a
Date: 
1950-1976
Medium: 
Textile, leather, cardboard
Dimensions: 
Overall: 13 1/2 x 4 x 1 1/2 in. ( 34.3 x 10.2 x 3.8 cm )
Marks: 
printed: on paper tag pinned to coat: "'George Washington'/ Attic Doll"
Description: 
Cloth doll of George Washington with painted textile face, white cotton hair; black polyester velvet hat and coat, red vest, white pants, leather boots.
Gallery Label: 
According to accession records, the donor purchased this doll and its mate from a New York City antiques dealer. He believed the dolls dated to circa 1800.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Joseph Klein
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group