Folk Art Doll, America, 19th century, the male figure possibly wearing military clothing, the stuffed leather head with stitched facial features, hands, and feet, brown woven wool jacket and trousers with olive green and black trim, shoebutton accents, (wear, minor losses), ht. 17 in.
"Corn Cob Prairie Doll" ~ Using a small Indian Corn Cob, some old cloth was stitched filled with rags to create a head body. The bottom was gathered trimmed in an early Cadet blue calico. The face hair are pencil sketched. The doll wears a 19th century blue floral calico dress, a blue star calico prairie style bonnet an early blue homespun apron / Handmade by Angela M. Hillstrom from: Of Cloth and Hand - Hand stitched early style folk art in antique calico and homespun cloth.