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boy bisque doll
  • Simon-Halbig
    founded 1839
  • boy bisque doll, 1909
  • Where object was made: Ohrdruf, Thuringia, Germany
  • bisque, velvet, wool, leather, paint, paper maché, glass, hair
  • Gift from the Rosemary Ketcham Collection
  • Not on display
  • 0000.2255

Bisque head with blue glass eyes and real hair. Dressed in blue velvet knickers with gold buttons, a maroon vest with yellow trim and gold buttons, black velvet jacket, a white wool outer vest, white shirt, red tie, white knee stockings, red leather shoes. Eyebrows, eyelashes, nostrils and lips are painted. Paper maché arms and body.