Doll: girl in christening gown w/necklace

Object Number: 
1935.163
Date: 
1850-1890
Medium: 
Wax, composition, textile, leather, hair, glass, paint
Dimensions: 
Overall (doll): 22 1/2 x 16 x 4 1/2 in. (57.2 x 40.6 x 11.4 cm)
Description: 
Doll with wax-over-composition shoulder head, short curly blond hair, blue glass eyes, closed mouth, and tinted face; stuffed cloth body with divided arm composed of stuffed cloth upper arm and stuffed kid lower arm, with fingers formed by stitching, and divided leg; long short-sleeved white dress extends several inches past feet, and is decorated with embroidered smocking and tiered hem, over flannel petticoat.
Gallery Label: 
According to accession records, this doll was named "Harry Christmas."
Credit Line: 
Gift of Isabella Vaché Cox
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group