Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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Russian tea cozy doll
  • Russia
  • Russian tea cozy doll, 1900s?
  • Where object was made: Russia
  • cotton
  • Gift from the Rosemary Ketcham Collection
  • Not on display
  • 0000.2297
Label Text

Tea cozy doll of a noblewoman stuffed with cloth. Patterned dress with a cream ground, tiny brown dots and leaves, large orange dots with tiny white dots within. Blue shawl with white and orange flowers. Holding saucer in right hand. Red bead earrings. Painted features. Blonde hair, drawn into tight bun at the nape of the neck. The skirt is a tea cozy.