Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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Armand Marseille doll
  • Germany
  • Armand Marseille doll, 1910s–1920s
  • Where object was made: Germany
  • paper maché, lacquer, bisque, glass, paint, lace, metal, cheese cloth, straw
  • Gift from the Rosemary Ketcham Collection
  • Not on display
  • 0000.2285
Description

Physical Description: Lacquered paper mache body and bisque head with glass eyes. Blonde hair pulled into single braid in back. Body is articulated at the shoulders, neck and hips. Eyebrows, lashes, nostrils and lips are highlighted with paint.

Dress: Beige shirt, short-sleeves, with lace and neck and sleeves. Red print jumper with front closure and buttons on bodice. Light blue apron. White socks and black shoes with metal buckles. Cheese-cloth pantaloons and slip. Straw hat with red print edge and artificial flowers.