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Object Name
Doll
Title
Empress Eugenie ; China Shoulder Head Doll
Country
Germany
Period
Victorian Period
Style/Tradition
Empress Eugenie
Dates
1870
Subject
woman
Description
This doll is the china head version of a doll known as the Empress Eugenie. Her slender face and neck exemplify the early china head lady dolls. Her hair style features a molded tassel on her right and a snood. Her face has blue eyes, rosy cheeks, a closed red mouth. Her hair is black. She has china limbs attached to a stuffed cloth body. Her black shoes have flat soles. Her black silk and net ball gown represent a dress from the 1890s.
Used
Toy
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Exhibit, Oh, You Beautiful Doll!: Dolls from the Lang Doll Collection
Object ID
88.410.503.1
 
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