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Catalog Number 10080-1-(1)
Title Doll; Bisque & Cloth; Girl
Object Name Doll
Description Bisque head with blue sleepy eyes. Body is hand-made from cloth. Molded face with features painted on. Mouth slightly open with teeth showing on bottom. Brown mohair wig held together with metal hair pins (one barrette on the right side, two on the left). Body is cotton stuffed with cotton; mitten-type hands with thumbs. Shoes are made of black oilcloth with brown cardboard soles. Shoe straps attach with metal snaps, and black bows are attached to the top. Shoes are sewn to the feet at back and sides.
Date 1907-1912
Year Range from 1907
Year Range to 1912
Material ceramic (bisque), cotton, paint, mohair, metal, oilcloth, cardboard
Made Richeson, Hilda
Place of Origin USA: Nebraska (Buffalo), Gibbon
Used USA: Nebraska (Buffalo), Gibbon
Height (in) 21.5
People Shaw, Lois Richeson
Richeson, Hilda
History This doll belonged to Lois Richeson Shaw. The body was handmade by her mother, Hilda Richeson in Gibbon, Nebraska around 1907-1912.
Credit line Lois Shaw, Reseda, California
Collection Shaw, Lois