Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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female doll
  • France
  • female doll, before 1891
  • Where object was made: France
  • bisque, velvet, ribbon, satin, bead
  • Gift from the Rosemary Ketcham Collection
  • Not on display
  • 0000.2290.a,b
Description
Inscriptions/Signature

Female bisque figure seated on a chair. Mauve and rose dress with metallic gold stripes and a brown velvet ribbon near the bottom of the skirt. Brown satin apron. Pale green patterned shawl. Gold beaded necklace. Elaborate white head dress. Seated on a powder box covered with patterned fabric. A card enclosed with the doll says, "perhaps Lardot Praquin maker 1867-82"

Represents Normandy Bisque