Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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girl bisque doll
  • Germany
  • girl bisque doll, 1900–1920
  • Where object was made: Germany
  • bisque, glue, paint, wire
  • Gift from the Rosemary Ketcham Collection
  • Not on display
  • 0000.2277
Description

Yong female figure. All bisque body and head. Articulated shoulders and hips. Blonde hair wig glued to head. Hole in top of bisque head can be seen through hair. Facial features enhanced with paint, blue eyes, red lips and cheeks. The eyebrows are light brown. Also shoes and socks painted on. White knee socks with a green stripe at the bottom and light blue slippers. Arms and legs held together through the hollow body by lengths of wire that are looped outside each limb.