Cloth Doll with Head Made from a Glove

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An early boys doll with fancy pants and jacket with head made for a stitched leather child's glove and red leather boots. The eyes are applied black shoe buttons. The doll came with a yellowed paper note , "Johnny" and "Dad's Doll made by Aunt Hattie Grandpa Jennison's sister, circa 1880"
Base holds doll upright.

Details

  • Date of Manufacture
    1880
  • Period
    1880-1889
  • Materials and Techniques
    Fabric
  • Condition
    Fair. There are moth holes in the wool suit.
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use
  • Dimensions
    18.5 in. H x 7 in. W x 2 in. D
    47 cm H x 18 cm W x 5 cm D
  • Dealer Location
    New York, NY
  • Number of Items
    1
  • Reference Number
    LU89797695673
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Located in New York, NY

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