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Izannah Walker Cloth Girl Doll

Auction:
2196
Lot:
206
Sold for:
$17,625$15,000

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

Description:

Izannah Walker Cloth Girl Doll, Central Falls, Rhode Island, pre-patent doll with dark center-part hair to two curls in front of each ear, brush marks across back, large shaded brown eyes, rosy cheek coloring, (light wear on hair, scuff on cheek), distinct modeling above and below expressive mouth, black painted front-laced boots and short red stockings, white and red printed skirt, embroidered cotton petticoat, early rose-pink sprigged cotton skirt, white button blouse with rose-red embroidered trim, ht. 16 in.

Provenance: This doll, and the other small Izannah Walker dolls in Maurine's collection, came to her through the Walker family.

Literature: Bristol, Dolls, A Collector's Guide, p. 122.
Estimate $7,000-12,000

Keywords

Walker Cloth Girl Doll, Rhode Island, Walker