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Doll from Italy
Closeup of Italian doll
1976.1.0516 makers mark
Object Name Doll
Description Male with German bisque head and arms and leather body. He has open blue glass eyes and an open mouth with teeth and painted features and original brown mohair wig. He has gusseted jointing at hips, knees. Leather is sewn to the shoulder/head material at the shoulder. The tag with the doll says:"Italy - Roman Compagna". The jacket and knickers are green velvet, vest and socks are cream flannel. The rust wool under vest is trimmed with yellow ribbon. The leather sandals are laced up the legs with maroon ribbon. He carries a leather pouch across his chest and wears a dark green felt hat trimmed with black ribbon and a black feather.
Associated with Marjorie Randolph Van Wickle Lyon
Maker's Information Made by Cuno & Otto Dressel. Stamped in blue on the leather back under Dressel's caduses logo: Holz Masse
Made in Germany *1/2 cork stuffed*
Material Flannel/Leather/Bisque/Feathers/Velvet/Brass/Mohair/Yarn
Dimensions H-14 W-4.5 inches
Condition Good
Catalog Number 1976.1.0516
Search Terms Doll
Roman Compagna
Holz Masse
German bisque
Caption Doll from Italy