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This cloth doll wears a typical gown of the early 19th century. Note the high waist, short puffed sleeves, and lack of fullness in the skirt. Children in this time period were often dressed and depicted as miniature adults. A gown such as this one might have been appropriate for a woman or child.


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Cloth Doll

date   1810-1816
location   Deerfield, Massachusetts
length   9.75"
width   4.5"
process/materials   silk, linen
item type   Personal Items/Toy
accession #   #1906.22

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