Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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Fashion Doll
  • House of Jumeau/Gautier
  • Fashion Doll, circa 1870
  • Where object was made: France
  • porcelain, bisque, glass, paint, pearl
  • Gift from the Rosemary Ketcham Collection
  • Not on display
  • 0000.2283
Label Text

Fashion doll with a bisque head, gusseted kid body and a black high neck gown with a train. Blue glass eyes and blonde hair in an elaborate style. Painted lashes, brows, lips and nostrils. Earrings are small pearls. Dressed in all black. Skirt to floor with a very long train and ruffles. Bodice is fitted and comes to print in front. Buttons up front, long sleeves. Bustle.