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Czechoslovakian costume doll
  • Germany
  • Czechoslovakian costume doll, 1920
  • Where object was made: Germany
  • bisque, paint, lace, satin, embroidering
  • Gift from the Rosemary Ketcham Collection
  • Not on display
  • 0000.2286
Description

German doll in Czech costume

Physical Description: Female figure with a bisque head and body, articulated at the shoulder and hip. Frowning or pouting expression is painted on the face. Hands are bent up (similar to D-3).

Dress: Pantaloons and slip with lace edging. Red sating skirt with embroidered stars. Black apron with lace and embroidery floss trim. Full white blouse with long puff sleeves with lace gathered at the wrists. Lace collar, and a red scarf tied around the head.