Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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French bisque doll
  • France
  • French bisque doll, 1900
  • Where object was made: France
  • bisque, glass, paint, satin, velvet, sequin, lace, cardboard
  • Gift from the Rosemary Ketcham Collection
  • Not on display
  • 0000.2279
Description

Physical Description: Female figure with a bisque head, red hair, blue glass eyes (one on left turned up out of place), set in teeth. Painted lashes, brows, lips and nostrils. Composition body articulated at the neck, shoulders, elbows, writsts, hips and knees.

Dress: Has been re-dressed. Cream satin dress with bead and sequin trim, black velvet sleeves and underskirt. Lace collar and hem. Satin, lace and sequin cap with streamers. Lace socks. White fabric shoes with cardboard soles.