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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Large Black Oil Painted Cloth Doll, American, mid-19th century, heavy muslin construction, large head painted to shoulders, dark eyes,

$705$600
Auction: Sale #2121 - 2121 Location: Bolton Date / Time: December 15, 2001 10:00AM

Description:

Large Black Oil Painted Cloth Doll, American, mid-19th century, heavy muslin construction, large head painted to shoulders, dark eyes, black hair (overall wear, small hole at chin), indigo blue print cotton dress, strand of colorful beads, ht. 20 in. N.B. Doll is reputed to have been made by a slave.
Estimate $1,200-1,500

Keywords

large head