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Black Cloth "Sister of the Eastern Star" Doll

Auction:
2314
Lot:
187
Sold for:
$235$200

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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2314
Location:
Bolton
Date / Time :
November 03, 2005 10:00AM

Description:

Black Cloth "Sister of the Eastern Star" Doll, c. 1920s, black cotton sateen, needle-sculpted features, inset jet bead eyes, red velveteen lips, black caracal applied wig, long slender neck, one-piece body and limbs, cream silk two-piece dress and bejeweled turban (silk unstable), "pearl" necklace with coral bead in center, ht. 13 in.
Estimate $400-600

Keywords

Bead, Beadwork, Fashion, Pearl, Sateen, Silk, Textile, Velvet, Velveteen