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Wax doll - Bride Doll

Bride Doll

  • Object:

    Wax doll

  • Place of origin:

    England (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1870 (made)

  • Museum number:

    MISC.13-1970

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

The doll has a poured wax shoulder head and lower limbs, with a stuffed cloth body, human hair embedded into the head, and glass eyes. She is dressed as a bride.

Place of Origin

England (made)

Date

ca. 1870 (made)

Descriptive line

Doll with wax head and outer limbs on a cloth body, representing a blue eyed caucasian female with titian hair, dressed as a bride; made in England, probably by H J Meech ca. 1870

Production Note

H J Meech is probably the maker, judging by the characteristic face, but the doll is not marked or stamped.

Reason For Production: retail

Subjects depicted

Bride

Categories

Dolls & Toys

Production Type

mass produced

Collection

Museum of Childhood

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