Solid pate, tinted bisque shoulder head, mounted on wooden block torso. Forearms of cast iron attached to wooden block via wire. Stuffed fabric upper legs; wooden lower legs carved as boots and painted red. Facial features; no wig, brown solid-arched eyebrows; fine black lines for upper and lower eyelashes; stationary blue glass eyes. Doll sits on seat of 19th century bicycle with large front wheel and small rear wheel. Bicycle painted red, yellow with black cord "tires".
Clothing: attached to doll: red/white striped sateen clown suit: pants and jacket with four triangular pieces hanging from waist with bells attached to tips. Green braid trim at wrists, triangles, knees. Lace ruff with bells.
|Credit line||Museum Collection.|