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Wild and wonderful stump doll from Pennsylvania

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Directory: Dolls: Antique Dolls: Cloth: Pre 1910: Item # 1403417

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I know who the artist was that so carefully engineered the drawing of this face. It wasn't the mother who made the stump doll although she did cut some corners, no arms and legs for instance, but it was the older sister! She told her mother that she would like to draw the face on to save her mother some time. As the little 4 year old watches her older sister creates the masterpiece. You know how well that went over by looking at the doll; she hasn't been played with much! So this late 1800's stump doll has an ink drawn face, pinched nose and drawn on hair. She is wearing the clothes that she came in sort of a make-do outfit and a bonnet that really works well on her. The body never had attached arms or legs. Her head and body are 7" and then 12" to the bottom of the skirt. She is circa 190-1910 (Don't you imagine this is the look on grannies face when her pie is stolen off her window sill when she set it there to cool.)