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Object Name Doll
Object Number 2001.2.1
Collection Rogers
Description porcelain head; reddish-brown hair; glass blue eyes; rosy cheeks; closed mouth; hands are made of celluloid; she is wearing a long sleeved white cotton dress with Swiss lace around the collar, cuffs, down the center front of the dress, a 1 1/2" band of lace around the middle, and around the bottom of dress; 5 tucks down the center on each side of lace panel; matching half slip and pantaloons; pantaloons are buttoned down the front and around the ankles; only the soles of the shoes remain (pinned to the feet); the doll came with a gray metal stand; sticker on bottom of stand reads "A.A. IMPORTING COST. LOUIS, MO CARSON, CA MADE IN TAIWAN".
Dimensions H-15.984 inches
Material porcelain; composition; cloth
Provenance according to the donor, this doll belonged to her grandmother, Fanny Hayes, daughter of President and Lucy Hayes. The donor seems to remember seeing a picture of Fanny as a girl holding the doll. The donor's sister, Chloe, thinks the doll's name is Annabel.
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People Hayes, Fanny
Search Terms Fanny Hayes
Annabel