Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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female doll
  • France
  • female doll, before 1891
  • Where object was made: France
  • lace, bead, ribbon, metal
  • Gift from the Rosemary Ketcham Collection
  • Not on display
  • 0000.2289.a,b
Description
Inscriptions/Signature

Seated female figure witha pinkish-tan dress with black trim at the bottom and a ruffle around the neckline. Sheer white lace at the neckline. Lace shawl and cap. Beaded cross on the back ribbon around the neck. Figure is holding a needle in the right hand and embroidering with the left. Doll is seated on a powder box covered with patterned fabric. A card enclosed with the doll says, "Perhaps Laudot Praquin maker 1867-82"

The doll represents Lorvaine Bisque