Object ID
1994.80.A
Object Name
Doll
Date Created
1950 – 1970
Medium
Paint
Material
Lace; Plastic; Wool
Object Entities
Anton, George (is related to)
Object Description
Larger female doll with black hair, braided with red/orange ribbon. Her head is veiled and the veil itself is cream in color and has an orange and gold embroidery sewn onto it. On the chest area she is decorated with gold coins with smaller blue beads attached in random spots. Her dress is blue in color and is decorated with orange and gold detailing which surrounds the V-neck, the end of the sleeve, as well as the bottom of the skirt. The belt of the dress is red, yellow and black and is decorated with the Greek Key. She has a lace apron with more of the red and gold decoration as well as a lighter orange bow. Her undergarments are also lace and extend beyond the bottom of the skirt and the end of the sleeve. Her body, arms, and legs are made of plastic. Her legs are hollow and her upper arms are made out of wire. She wears white stockings and black shoes that are secured to her feet with a small pin. She has blue eyes and red lips and her face is made of a soft plaster.
Origin
Handmade souvenir from Greece, brough to America by George T. Anton. This individual doll is a part of a collection of twelve others, also in traditional regional costume.
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Citation
Doll, 1950 – 1970, National Hellenic Museum, https://collections.nationalhellenicmuseum.org/Detail/objects/10620. Accessed 04/10/21.