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Kathe Kruse Doll I "Kurti" with Wardrobe and Original Basket

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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2345
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
July 29, 2006 10:00AM

Description:

Kathe Kruse Doll I "Kurti" with Wardrobe and Original Basket, early 20th century, brown painted eyes with white highlights, brown painted short hair with light wisps on the forehead, bright cheek coloring and ear blushing (very light rub spots to hair in back and forehead curl), cloth body with classic early wide-hip construction, stamped in green on foot 4756, (body with some soil and wear spot, notably on left wrist), wearing white cotton two-piece play suit, apron with embroidered trim, original wardrobe with the doll includes white chemise and gown with coral stitched trim, black and white checked pants with white shirt with collar and cuffs, white fine-sprigged cotton dress with decorative coral bows, red printed silk and wool challis robe (fading and melting in areas), red wool plush coat and hat, rose-beige wool flannel coat and hat with white curly wool trim, matching hat with ear muffs, pink felt slippers, brown leather shoes with reticulated pattern, little old teddy bear, (play wear), doll named "Kurti" by original owner, ht. 17 in.; in original woven straw basket with fitted top, leather strap handle, 19 x 9 1/2 x 7 in.
Estimate $2,500-3,500

Keywords

Kathe Kruse Doll, original owner , ht, Hat, Wool