Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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female doll
  • Germany
  • female doll, 1890–1910?
  • Where object was made: Germany
  • china, paint, feather, velvet, bead, lace
  • Gift from the Rosemary Ketcham Collection
  • Not on display
  • 0000.2296
Description
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China half-doll. China to waist, stuffed cloth from waist down. China top has painted features, brown hair with blue and orange feathers, pink bodice with orange bows and the sleeves and a green bow at the neckline. She is holding a fan in her hands. Velvet overskirt in purple, blue and beige pattern with metallic cord trim dotted with orange, blue and green beads. Purple underskirt gone. White slip with lace trim is revealed. Trim from underskirt is still attached.