Doll w/red hat

Object Number: 
1940.98
Date: 
1800-1850
Medium: 
Textile, leather, hair, paint
Dimensions: 
Overall: 25 x 10 x 3 1/2 in. ( 63.5 x 25.4 x 8.9 cm )
Description: 
Doll with stuffed leather head sewn on to stuffed cloth body; brown hair wig, painted facial features include blue eyes, red mouth, and pink cheeks; divided arm with stuffed cloth upper arm and stuffed leather lower arm, complete leg covered in stockinet; printed cream-colored dress with square neck and gathered sleeves over petticoat and knickers with lace hem; blue and red cap with lace trim.
Gallery Label: 
According to accession records, the maker, Polly Summers (later Mrs. Sheldon Smith), was the great-grandmother of the donor.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Messenger Peirsal
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group