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Early Papier-mache Shoulder Head Doll

Auction:
2196
Lot:
34
Sold for:
$2,820$2,400

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

Description:

Early Papier-mache Shoulder Head Doll, possibly America, mid-19th century, dark painted eyes, closed mouth in slight smile, center-part molded hair with sixteen deeply cut sausage curls molded close to her head and around toward her cheeks (some wear), cloth body, kid arms, blue wool print dress, leather shoes, ht. 22 in.

Literature: Bristol, Dolls, p. 33.
Estimate $700-1,000

Keywords

Doll, Dolls, Shoe