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Catalog Number 1998.024.001
Object Name Doll
Description 1850/1860s china doll with glazed white porcelain head and chest piece, arms, and legs attached to a soft body. Doll has black molded hair painted black, blue painted eyes, and a black silky dress with layers.

No visible maker marks.

Doll is most likely German made. It has black molded hair parted in the middle, high forehead, blue eyes, and sloping shoulders indicative of a doll made in Germany in the 1850s and 1860s.
Title China head doll with black dress
Collection Permanent
Condition Fair