|Place of Origin||Germany|
Composition head with fine quality surface and paint. Curly blonde mohair wig glued to head. Facial features: feathered brown eyebrows; red dot sprouting three green stalks at center forehead; fine black lines for upper, lower eyelashes; stationary brown glass eyes; red dot nostrils (2-tone) and inner corners of eyes; two-tone red open mouth with four teeth; same red/green design as on forehead is painted on each cheek; green lines(3) on chin. Slightly bent composition arms; fingers separated. Head fits into socket in composition torso. Hip joints are rivets; straight composition legs without knee joint. Arms strung with elastic; head/legs connected with rod so that head turns as feet walk.
Clothing: (sewn onto doll): one-piece clown suit of red/blue printed satiny white cotton(?). Lace ruffs at neck, wrist, ankles. Banner ribbon across chest with gold lettering on black background. White crocheted socks. White leather slippers. White felt hat which peaks at crown; red bow and gold bell in front.
|Credit line||Museum Collection.|