Ceramic, textile, glass, metal, paint
Overall (in case): 22 1/2 x 17 x 4 in. (57.2 x 43.2 x 10.2 cm)
Doll with glazed porcelain shoulder head, black hair molded in braided and coiled bun, blue painted eyes, closed mouth, and red tinted cheeks; stuffed cloth body with divided arm, hands with separate thumbs, divided leg, and cloth shoes with bows; blue and white striped bonnet decorated with ribbon and lace, black net gloves, blue dress with black lace decoration over cream-colored embroidered petticoats and knickers, with black stockings. Glass dome and wooden base for displaying doll.
According to the accession records, this doll was "dressed by [Jenny Lind] from scraps from her wardrobe for the small daughter of a friend." The doll was purchased from Mrs. Eva Leete of Guilford, CT, in 1925.
Gift of Leonidas Westervelt
The Jenny Lind Collection of Leonidas Westervelt
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.