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Painted hard paste porcelain Bonnet doll. Bonnet dolls mostly date from after 1885 (King 1981:306). This porcelain head would have been attached to a cloth body and would have had porcelain arms and legs. A similar doll shown on right made by the Hertwig Company (1864-1941), Germany, circa 1900 - from 18BC27.Painted hard paste porcelain Bonnet doll. Bonnet dolls mostly date from after 1885 (King 1981:306). This porcelain head would have been attached to a cloth body and would have had porcelain arms and legs. A similar doll shown on right made by the Hertwig Company (1864-1941), Germany, circa 1900 - from 18BC27.Painted hard paste porcelain Bonnet doll. Bonnet dolls mostly date from after 1885 (King 1981:306). This porcelain head would have been attached to a cloth body and would have had porcelain arms and legs. A similar doll shown on right made by the Hertwig Company (1864-1941), Germany, circa 1900 - from 18BC27.



Site:
18BC27 Federal Reserve Site

Context: Feature 36 - Well filled c. 1880s-1900

Site Date Range: c. 1770-1930

Materials: Painted hard paste porcelain.

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Description: Bonnet dolls mostly date from after 1885 (King 1981:306).  This porcelain head would have been attached to a cloth body and would have had porcelain arms and legs. A similar doll shown on right made by the Hertwig Company (1864-1941), Germany, circa 1900.