19th century folk art doll. From Skinner Auction Folk Art Stuffed Cotton Black Doll Auction: 2468 Lot: 394 Sold for: $504
PRIMITIVE CLOTH DOLL, 29". Hand sewn cotton stuffed body has head attached at chest level, gusseted shoulders, individual fingers with ring. Worn facial painting includes blue eyes, brows, nose and mouth and wig is blond human hair. Blue checked dress is mostly hand sewn, bonnet. Age stains and wear, water marks on legs, face is darkened with some water spots.