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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Door of Hope Kindergarten Child, China, c. 1920s, carved wood head and hands, layers of traditional childs clothing, fringed embroider

$1,880$1,600
Auction: Sale #2121 - 2121 Location: Bolton Date / Time: December 15, 2001 10:00AM

Description:

Door of Hope Kindergarten Child, China, c. 1920s, carved wood head and hands, layers of traditional child's clothing, fringed embroidered fuchsia silk cap and aqua bib, cotton striped pants, printed overdress tiger-face slippers, symbolize courage and strength, ht. 6 in. Provenance: Letter with doll details history of original child owner, Erma MacDermid, of Brookline, Massachusetts, whose church school sent donations to the Door of Hope Mission which then sent dolls to the class, photographs of Erma are also included.
Estimate $1,600-1,800

Keywords

China, Hope Kindergarten Child, wood head , Erma MacDermid, Brookline, Hope Mission, Massachusetts