Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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Czechoslovakian costume doll
  • Germany
  • Czechoslovakian costume doll, 1920
  • Where object was made: Germany
  • bisque, paint, velvet, lace, feather
  • Gift from the Rosemary Ketcham Collection
  • Not on display
  • 0000.2284
Description

Physical Description: Male figure seems like a young child, almost a baby. Bisque head, body and limbs are articulated at the shoulder and hip. Frozen neck. Hands bent outward. Painted facial features.

Dress: Dark blue velvet vest and pants with red zig-zag trim. White shirt with lace at the wrists and a velvet cap with red, white and blue feathers. Barefoot.