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Estonian girl doll
  • Shoenau & Hoffmeister
  • Estonian girl doll, circa 1909–1920
  • Where object was made: Germany
  • bisque, paint, lace, yarn, embroidering, silver
  • Gift from the Rosemary Ketcham Collection
  • Not on display
  • 0000.2280
Label Text

Female doll with bisque head and brown "sleeping" eyes. Composition body that is articulated at all joints except the ankles. Set-in teeth. Painted lashes, brows and lips. Dressed in Estonian costume with white pantaloons and petticoat with lace trim. Red gathered skirt and black apron with pattered braid, yarn and lace trims. Bright blue vest and white blouse with very full sleeves. Black embroidered trim on very large collar. Large yellow patterned sash tied in big bow in front. Red patterned head scarf. Rust knee socks. Black shoes with silver buckles.