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Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Marlborough MA
2616M Marlborough
October 10, 2012 02:00 PMCalender

Martha Chase George Washington Cloth Doll

Auction: Discovery - 2616M Location: Marlborough Date / Time: October 10, 2012 2:00PM


Martha Chase George Washington Cloth Doll, Pawtucket, Rhode Island, early 20th century, oil-painted stockinet head, molded and painted features, blue eyes, grey hair with ponytail, cloth body, painted lower limbs, ecru satin vest and pants, blue wool jacket with ecru satin lining, matching vest and pants, black felt tricorn hat, black leather shoes, ht. 24 in.

Provenance: From the collection of Ruth C. Burger.
Estimate $4,000-5,000

Bright coloring, two small paint flakes in hair near forehead, crazing at back of head.


George Washington, Rhode Island, Pawtucket, stockinet head, Ruth C. Burger, paint flakes