Antique Martha Chase Cloth Doll, 16 IN, Applied Ears Ca. 19th Century Cloth Doll
Antique Martha Chase cloth doll. Measures approximately 16 inches long. Handpainted features and hair. Limbs are painted. Applied ears. Late 19th century-made cloth doll. American doll artist in a time when few women were successful or able to participate in business. Doll is wearing a vintage cotton and lace gown, antique undergarments which are sewn on, and a beautiful antique bonnet. This doll does have wear that one would expect with a played-with cloth doll (We like to call it, their DNA). She also has a repair completed with clear floss at the top of her head. She is a wonderful cabinet size and we think that she is charming despite her wear. Love her!
Condition: Wear to the painted surfaces, very old repair at the top of the head with some splitting, Sturdy, Undergarments are sewn on and were not removed. No repaint