Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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Gibson Girl Era doll
  • Germany
  • Gibson Girl Era doll, 1910
  • Where object was made: Germany
  • hair, satin, lace
  • Gift from the Rosemary Ketcham Collection
  • Not on display
  • 0000.2282
Description

Physical Description: Shapely female figurine. Card indicates it is prossibly Dresden. Made for export from Germany. Elaborate "Gibson Girl" hairstyle (real hair whig).

Dress: Long, tan, satin and close fitting dress that falls to the floor. Black lace trims at hems, sleeves and across the bodice. Trim with fringe around and at the hip line.

Not meant as a doll, but a figurine.