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Hand-Crafted Cloth Black Doll

Auction:
2314
Lot:
4
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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2314
Location:
Bolton
Date / Time :
November 03, 2005 10:00AM

Description:

Hand-Crafted Cloth Black Doll, early 20th century, needle sculptured sateen face, black fiber braids, nicely proportioned sateen body and limbs, cotton shirtwaist, long skirt with bustle, white apron and underclothes, balancing a basket on turbaned head, (some fading and foxing on clothes), ht. 14 in.
Estimate $250-350

Keywords

Book collecting, Braid, Fashion, Needlework, Sateen, Skirt, Textile arts