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Olga Leona Bermuda (Baumgartner), female slave doll
  • T. & J. Creswick
  • Olga Leona Bermuda (Baumgartner), female slave doll, 1900s
  • Where object was made: Bermuda
  • walnut, cloth, cardboard, wire, paint, wool, reed, yarn, crocheting
  • Gift from the Rosemary Ketcham Collection
  • Not on display
  • 0000.2254
Description

Female slave figure "Olga Leona Bermuda (Baumgartner)" with coiled reed hat with weeds attached. The figure has a walnut head, stuffed bodice, cardboard bottom and wire arms. Wearing a lavender skirt, flowered fabric blouse in white, red, blue, green and lavender with puffy sleeves. White apron, red handkerchief in pocket. The figure carries a tan umbrella and a small, red, pink and green crocheted bag and a basket with balls of yarn.