Contributed by Maine Historical Society
The male doll shows the fashions of the early decades of the nineteenth century -- a velvet top hat, wool cut-away coat, slim breeches and high leather boots.
Fashion dolls helped people in Europe and America in areas remote from fashion centers learn about the latest styles.
About This Item
- Title: Male fashion doll, ca. 1812
- Creation Date: circa 1812
- Subject Date: circa 1812
- Media: Wool, wood, velvet
- Local Code: 4270*g
- Object Type: Physical Object
For more information about this item, contact:Maine Historical Society
485 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
(207) 774-1822 x230
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