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Early Cloth Doll in Fancy Male Attire

Auction:
2196
Lot:
2
Sold for:
$411$350

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Auction:
Sale #2196 - 2196
Location:
Bolton
Date / Time :
April 12, 2003 10:00AM

Description:

Early Cloth Doll in Fancy Male Attire, head of rolled cloth with stitched-on features, multicolored eyebrows, cloth body, separately made rolled cloth fingers, index and right thumb joined at tips, 18th century attire, embroidered silk jerkin with cruciform on chest, green silk pants, velour cape with tarnished gold trim, high black paper boots, paper-brimmed hat decorated with silk (tag with doll says it was shown in an English book), ht. 11 in.
Estimate $200-300

Keywords

head of rolled cloth