Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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Queen Elizabeth I doll
  • Italy
  • Queen Elizabeth I doll, circa 1700s
  • Where object was made: Italy
  • wood, cardboard, ermine, lace, bead, pearl, velvet, terracotta
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 0000.2312
Label Text

Replica of Queen Elizabeth I. Wooden head, terracotta arms. Costume 19th or early 20th century. Purple velvet dress heavily beaded, metallic gold trim. Heavily beaded bodice. Pearls around neck. Lace collar. Purple velvet cape with train edged with ermine. Red hair entwined with beads and pearls.