London, South Kensington
25 October 2005
A rare bisque bonnet-headed doll
modelled as a woman with green hat and lustre feather, the cloth body with painted black ankle boots and original blue skirt and muslin shirt trimmed with black velvet ribbon and remains of waistcoat, circa 1870 --16¾in. (27cm.) high (arm damaged); and another with pink lustre diaden, elaborate hairstyle and gilt earrings --7¼in. (18.5cm.) high (restored shoulders) (2)
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See The Ultimate Doll Book, page 49 and Dolls in Colour, plate 51.
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