Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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Belgian Lace Maker doll
  • France
  • Belgian Lace Maker doll, 1800s
  • Where object was made: France
  • bisque, velvet, pins, lace, bobbins
  • Gift from the Rosemary Ketcham Collection
  • Not on display
  • 0000.2294.a,b
Description
Inscriptions/Signature

Bisque female figure in seated position on a powder box. Orange-gray shirt with black trim, brown apron, black velvet "suspenders" (pins stuck in one on left); elaborate cream lace blouse and cap. Holding black pillow in lap from which hangs ribbon and lace.

Exquisite detailing