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Martha Chase George Washington Cloth Doll

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2616M
Lot:
30
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Auction:
Discovery - 2616M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
October 10, 2012 2:00PM

Description:

Martha Chase George Washington Cloth Doll, Pawtucket, Rhode Island, early 20th century, oil-painted stockinet head, molded and painted features, blue eyes, grey hair with ponytail, cloth body, painted lower limbs, ecru satin vest and pants, blue wool jacket with ecru satin lining, matching vest and pants, black felt tricorn hat, black leather shoes, ht. 24 in.

Provenance: From the collection of Ruth C. Burger.
Estimate $4,000-5,000

Bright coloring, two small paint flakes in hair near forehead, crazing at back of head.

Keywords

George Washington, Pawtucket, stockinet head, Rhode Island, Ruth C. Burger, paint flakes

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