Carved wooden doll gessoed and overpainted. Exceptionally finely carved, with carefully carved hands and very detailed black-painted hair with defined waves, centre parted, painted curls at temple, "tuck comb" topknot on top with red ribbon/comb. Jointed at elbows, shoulders, hips and knees. Pierced ears (one earring remains). Black carved and painted shoes with very low heel painted in green. Mob-cap with net frill
Wearing a gold silk dress with large gigot sleeves, ankle length, full skirted. Crossover draping at bodice and self fabric belt. 3 petticoats, one tucked lawn, one wool flannel, one white cotton.


  • Title: Doll in fashionable dress
  • Creator: Unknown
  • Date Created: 1825/1834
  • Location: Germany
  • Physical Dimensions: Height: 43 cm, Height: 28 cm skirt and bodice, Height: 22.5 cm skirt, Width: 19 cm, Diameter: 35 cm skirt
  • Medium: wood, carved and painted, silk, cotton and wool clothing

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