Papier-mache Milliner's Model with a Silk Hat
- Sold for:
- American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2558M
- Date / Time :
- August 14, 2011 10:00AM
Papier-mache Milliner's Model with a Silk Hat, probably France, early 19th century bust-length model with painted facial features, hair, and dress bodice, applied kidskin cap with padded back, wearing a green and white woven windowpane pattern silk hat with wire framework, lined with pink silk and tied with pink silk ribbons, (paint loss, cracks), model ht. 15 1/2 in.
Cracks and small losses to crown of head, paint /gesso losses on nose, scattered paint losses on face and body.