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

Moravian Cloth Doll

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


Moravian Cloth Doll, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, Ladies Sewing Society of Central Moravian Church, flat face doll with painted features, brown hair framing lace-trimmed pink bonnet with crocheted outer bonnet, stitch-jointed limbs, mitten hands, stitched fingers, pink checked cotton dress, white apron, black stockings, pink-trimmed white shoes, ht. 17 1/2 in.

Provenance: From the collection of Ruth C. Burger.
Estimate $1,500-2,500

Stain on face and tiny pin holes, clothing all original with some foxing and fading to fabrics, break in crocheted bonnet.


Bethlehem, Central Moravian Church, Ladies Sewing Society, Pennsylvania, Ruth C. Burger