Site: 18HA148 Harford Furnace
Context: Ironworker’s Housing, c. 1830s-1880s
Materials: Continental European hard paste porcelain
Dimensions: 47 mm length
Description: Doll with top half missing. Most inexpensive porcelain doll parts found in America were manufactured in Germany. It was not until the mid-nineteenth century that porcelain became inexpensive enough to be used for large-scale doll production (King 1981:287).