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Object Name Doll
Catalog Number 0985.03.00015
Description Adult female doll with glazed porcelain face, arms, and legs, and cloth body. Hair is painted black. Eyes are painted blue. Mouth is painted red. Cheeks are painted rosy pink. Shirt is white lace; black velvet bolero jacket; light brown skirt with dark brown vertical stripes, with three horizontal rows of velvet trim. White cotton petticoat with lace trim, white cotton chemise with lace trim, and white cotton pantalets with lace trim. Boots are heeled, painted black. Legs have a blue string bow glazed onto them, as though garters or decoration on stockings.
Material porcelain; textile (velvet; cotton)
Dimensions H-14 W-9 D-3 inches
Owned Julia A. Flisch
Provenance The doll was purchased for Julia A. Flisch between 1865-1870, while she and her family were living in Athens, Georgia.

"A doll, which while not a war baby was purchased some time between 1865 & 1870 and is therefore pretty nearly an antique."

The doll is associated with a doll bed (0985.3.61).
People Flisch, Julia Anna
Subjects children
girls
toys