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Pedlar doll

Pedlar doll

  • Place of origin:

    Germany (made)
    England (made)

  • Date:

    1835-1840 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Wood, composition, human hair; silk, net

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Miss S J Mountain on behalf of the late Miss E Scott Symonds

  • Museum number:

    MISC.12-1958

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Doll with bazaar stall. The doll has a painted composition head, with a human hair wig, on a 'peg wooden' body. She is dressed in silk and net.

Place of Origin

Germany (made)
England (made)

Date

1835-1840 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Wood, composition, human hair; silk, net

Object history note

Given by Miss S J Mountain on behalf of the late Miss E Scott Symonds.

Descriptive line

Composition head on wooden body, with bazaar stall; English/ German doll, 1840

Production Note

The doll was made in Germany in about 1835; the completed object was assembled in England a few years later

Materials

Wood; Composition; Human hair; Silk (textile); Net (textile)

Techniques

Carving; Moulding; Painting; Stitching

Categories

Dolls & Toys

Collection

Museum of Childhood

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