Antique Alabama Baby 13.5 Ella Smith Small Alabama Baby, Bobbed Hair Gold Boots
Antique Alabama Baby Ella Smith American cloth doll with bobbed hairdo and mustard gold painted boots. She measures a smaller 13 1/2 inches long. She has a painted and molded head with painted features and molded ears. She has painted hair in a short bob hair style. Cloth body with painted limbs and boots. She has "mitten-style" hands. She is wearing and antique blue cotton dress with with white cotton contrast banding at the sleeves and neckline. The dress also includes a self-belt (not in photos.) She is also wearing lace trimmed antique cotton pantaloons, slip and camisole. She was originally purchased by her previous owners from the original owner. The original owner lived in south Alabama and had this doll as a child. Doll is ca. 1910's. This antique cloth doll comes from the collection of an antique doll collector who is downsizing her collection. This collector is known for her fine and rare doll collection. Each of her dolls has its own wonderful story and many are fine and/or rare examples of each genre. Do not hesitate to add this classic American cloth doll to your collection!!
Condition: Wear to paint and crazing as shown, worn toes to shoe paint, small stable tears at the mid-arm area, Sturdy, clean, clothing has some tiny rust stains but mostly good, tiny amount of retouch at the nose tip Odor free No doll stand included.