Doll: Martha Washington

Object Number: 
1977.83b
Date: 
1950-1976
Medium: 
Textile, paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 13 x 7 x 3 1/4 in. ( 33 x 17.8 x 8.3 cm )
Marks: 
printed: on paper tag pinned to dress: "'Martha Washington'/ Attic Doll
Description: 
Cloth doll of Martha Washington with painted textile face, white cotton hair; black polyester dress with applied lace trim, black bonnet with blue feather.
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