Object Record

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Catalog Number 0000.000.0259
Collection History Collection
Object Name Doll
Place of Origin Germany/Thur/Grafenhain
Maker Simon & Halbig
Material Bisque/composition/wood/hair
Dimensions H-29.25 inches
Notes Slightly-tinted bisque head with long brown (human?) hair in bangs and twisted into bun. Hair sewn, then glued to head. Head fits into socket in composition torso; all joints strung with elastic. Facial features: dark brown feathered eyebrows; brown glass stationary eyes; fine black parallel eyelashes on upper, lower eyelids; red dot nostrils and inner corners of eyes; closed red mouth; rosy-tinted cheeks. Composition upper arms, hands, legs, torso. Wooden ball joints, forearms. Fully-jointed body. Fingers separate; fingernails outlined in red. Ears pierced.
Clothing: two pairs of white muslin pantalettes with tucks, lace ruffles at hems. White knit, short-sleeved undershirt with all edges crocheted. Fine, white handmade baby dress with long, lace-edged sleeves, embroidered yoke, high gathered waist, tucks near hem. Back opening with three buttons. Gold ball earrings attached with gold loop. Yellow hair bow.. Blue/white knit knee socks. White leather shoes with two straps buttoned over top of foot.
Credit line Museum Collection.