Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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millener's model
  • Europe
  • millener's model, circa 1840
  • Where object was made: Switzerland or Germany
  • wood, papier-mâché
  • Gift from the Rosemary Ketcham Collection
  • Not on display
  • 0000.2303
Description
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Female figure with a papier-mâché head and a kid body with wooden limbs. Features and black hair are painted on a molded head. White satin pantaloons with looped trim fall to ankles. Vertically striped dress in rose and blue-green comes to just below the knee. Looped trim on skirt and sleeves. Shawl-like crossed bodice and a low neckline.
(card with doll: "see "The Doll," by Carl Fox, #89")