Untinted bisque shoulder-head doll
Bisque shoulder-head doll
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National Trust Museum of Childhood (Accredited Museum)
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An untinted bisque shoulder-head doll. Moulded and painted facial features, moulded and painted blonde hair. Untinted bisque lower arms, hands, lower legs and feet. Stuffed cloth body, upper arms and upper legs. Wearing a cream cotton dress or gown with a very long skirt decorated with blue ribbons and blue embroidery stitches. The skirt, the hem and the cuffs are all trimmed with cream lace. There is a blue ribbon rosette on each shoulder. There are blue ribbons threaded through the lace on the skirt and finishing in bows down the front. The blue ribbon sash is tied at the back and the blue ribbon ties are trimmed with cream lace. White cotton or linen petticoat trimmed with pin tucks and lace. The feet are painted black to imitate shoes or boots.
Loaned to the Museum of Childhood by the Betty Cadbury Trust Sudbury in May 1993.