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Title(s):

Paper doll.

Published/Created:
Great Britain, approximately 1830?
Physical Description:
1 paper doll (4 pieces) ; 80 x 110 mm, in envelope 120 x 400 mm
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
TT870 .P37 1830 Box
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
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Copyright Status:
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Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Notes:
Hand-made paper doll, comprising four pieces: [1] the figure of a young woman, in modest underclothes; [2] a full-length dress, bearing a different design on each of its two sides; and [3 and 4] two hats, one a simple bonnet and the other a fancy design in black silk. The pieces are fashioned such that the dress may slipped on to the female figure, and the hats placed upon her head.
Housed in a contemporary sugar-paper envelope.
Watercolor over pen and black ink.
All parts of the doll are illustrated on both sides to show anterior and posterior view.
Subject Terms:
Amusements -- Great Britain -- 19th century.
Clothing and dress -- Great Britain.
Dresses -- Great Britain -- 19th century.
Fashion -- Great Britain.
Great Britain -- Social life and customs -- 19th century.
Hats -- Great Britain -- 19th century.
Paper dolls -- Great Britain -- Specimens.
Form/Genre:
Paper dolls.
Toys.
Recreations -- Great Britain.
Hand-colored illustrations.
Handmade papers (Paper)
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