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Bethel Fair doll, ca. 1848

Contributed by Maine Historical Society

This is a tiny nut-headed doll with a brown silk dress, blue plaid shawl, and white bonnet. The arms are of cloth and the body of paper. The lower body is a cardboard cylinder covered with tissue. The face is drawn in ink.

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  • Title: Bethel Fair doll, ca. 1848
  • Creation Date: circa 1848
  • Subject Date: circa 1848
  • Town: Bethel
  • County: Oxford
  • State: ME
  • Media: Pecan, cloth and cardboard
  • Dimensions (cm): 12 x 
  • Local Code: 4271*
  • Object Type: Physical Object

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Maine Historical Society
489 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
(207) 774-1822
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