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Black Americana 19th Century Doll with Wax, Wood, Cloth

Lot: 7036

Circa 1870.
The dyed wax over muslin head with black glass eyes, open pink mouth, under now green wool hair, under a cap. The body made of sawdust with painted carved wood lower arms and legs. Wearing cotton bloomers, muslin, linn dress with red thread details.
Approximate dimensions: 22 1/4 inches long..
Provenance: By repute, purchased from the Gumps Family doll collection.
Condition: The head with tearing to wax near eye sockets, and lower part of jaw. Dirt, discoloration to wool hair, some losses to black paint. The doll has electricians () tape over waist.

Auction Date: April 17, 2023

Estimate: $150 - 250

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