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Female Nut Doll

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Female Nut Doll

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This doll is fashioned out of nuts. She is wearing a gold silk dress with a linen shawl. Her limbs are of wire with a cloth body. Her head, hands and feet are carved out of nut. Her eyes are set into her head with black glass. She has real hair, braided. It may have come from Yarmouth.

Other Information


  • Title: Female Nut Doll
  • Creation Date: circa 1840
  • Subject Date: circa 1840
  • Town: Yarmouth
  • County: Cumberland
  • State: ME
  • Media: Nut, cloth, wood, silk, hair
  • Dimensions (cm): 18 x 
  • Local Code: 4132*a
  • Object Type: Physical Object

For more information about this item, contact:

Maine Historical Society
489 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
(207) 774-1822
http://www.mainehistory.org

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