02-15-2009 02-15-2009
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2444 Boston
February 15, 2009 11:00 AMCalender
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Stuffed Cotton and Wool Figure of a Black Woman

$1,778$1,500
Auction: American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2444 Location: Boston Date / Time: February 15, 2009 11:00AM

Description:

Stuffed Cotton and Wool Figure of a Black Woman, America, late 19th/early 20th century, the figure composed of wool yarn hair stitched onto a black woven cotton head, her arms made from the same material attached to a denim body with knitted cotton stocking breasts, white cotton skirt, supported on a weighted can, ht. 17 1/2 in.
Estimate $800-1,200

The figure probably had another pigtail, now gone.

Keywords

black woven cotton head