Object Name: doll
Place of Creation: England
Accession Number: 1955.21
Credit: Manchester City Galleries
Doll of painted wood. Finely carved head with black and white glass eyes and light brown hair drawn to back of head.
Dress - Pink silk, fading and splitting at the front. Open robe with elbow length sleeves. Puffed skirt.
Other clothing with the doll comprises:
Stays - Cream satin, decorated with chequered cream silk ribbon. Petticoat - Alternating panels of cream satin and cream corded silk. Lined with cream wool. Pocket - Sewn to quilted petticoat, yellow silk damask bound with blue silk ribbon, lined with striped linen, contains pink silk damask and blue brocade pincushion. Pocket - pair of cream corded quilted pockets with ties, pink and red 'husswif' in one pocket. Hoop - Yellow linen. Three oval cane hoops sewn towards hem. Petticoat - White flannel. Petticoat - Yellow, white, red and blue striped silk. Chemise - White linen. Neck trimmed with bobbin lace. Full sleeves. Gloves - White kid extending above elbow. Stockings - Greenish silk with white and pink clocks. Shoes - Cream satin and corded silk, trimmed with narrow yellow silk braid. Cap - White bobbin lace pinned and sewn to satin-covered white cotton pad. Bow at CF. Hood - White cotton twilled and ribbed. Edged with black silk ribbon. Small formal floral pattern embroidered along front edge on cotton.
Height: 21 ins