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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Early Oil Painted Cloth Doll, like an Izannah Walker, c. 1870s, molded oil painted features, brown eyes, dark hair, applied ears (subst

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

Description:

Early Oil Painted Cloth Doll, like an Izannah Walker, c. 1870s, molded oil painted features, brown eyes, dark hair, applied ears (substantial repair, repaint), cloth body stuffed with cotton, jointed knees, hips, shoulders, hands painted to mid-arm, separate thumb, feet not well formed, old clothes, brown silk top, white apron/overdress, old leather shoes (frail), ht. 20 in. Literature: Illustrated in Estelle Patino, American Rag Dolls: Straight from the Heart, p. 21.
Estimate $750-1,000

Keywords

Walker, Izannah Walker , oil, American Rag Dolls