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Twig Doll

ca. 1830
Origin: America, Connecticut, New Haven
OH: 12" (30.5cm)
Twig, textiles, riboon and lace
Gift of Mrs. Imogene Anderson
Acc. No. 1959.1200.2
The body of the doll is made from a crotch of wood with the bark still on it and bound with flax and rags. She is fashionably dressed in a long gown with very full sleeves tapering at the wrists. She has no facial features but does have hair. She wears a large hat made of lace. She was possibly made in the New Haven, Connecticut area.