12-15-2001 12-15-2001
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Bolton MA
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December 15, 2001 10:00 AMCalender
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Black Cloth Chase Mammy Carlotta, Rhode Island, early 20th century, pressed cloth face with ethnic features, dark brown paint colorin

$5,875$5,000
Auction: Sale #2121 - 2121 Location: Bolton Date / Time: December 15, 2001 10:00AM

Description:

Black Cloth Chase Mammy "Carlotta," Rhode Island, early 20th century, pressed cloth face with ethnic features, dark brown paint coloring head and shoulders, black painted eyes, white highlights, wide smiling mouth, coral-toned, applied ears (some paint chips and smudges), short curly astrakhan wig (split on seams, wear, fading), painted lower limbs, applied thumbs (paint chipping and wear), body covered in dark brown cotton sateen (old mends), red and white Gingham check dress, white apron (overall light soil, toning), ht. 27 in.
Estimate $3,000-4,000

Keywords

dark brown paint, Chase Mammy, dark brown paint coloring head , Rhode Island