San Jancinto Museum of History

RECREATIONAL ARTIFACTS
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  • DOLL

  • CATEGORY: RECREATIONAL ARTIFACTS
  • MEASUREMENTS: 17 1/2"H
  • DATE MADE: c. 1883

Description

Doll (a). Girl. Bisque head. Pierced ears. Brown glass inset eyes. Blonde wig. Original bisque hands replaced. White kid body. Writing on back states "Pearl May, 1883, Edith House". Includes original black shoes (b-c), stockings (d-e), white mull dress (f), and bloomers (g). Bloomers (g) may not be original. Additional mull dress (h). Black ribbed belt or ribbon (i), 11 1/2"x 3/4". White batiste panties (j) with lace trim.


Provenance

Edith House was a daughter of T.W. House, early Houston Banker.

  • ASSOCIATED INDIVIDUAL: House, Edith and Thomas William House
  • CREDIT LINE: Needham, Mary L. (Mrs. Roy Needham)


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