Object ID
1994.80.K
Object Name
Doll
Date Created
1950 – 1970
Medium
Paint
Material
Cotton; Plastic; Wood
Object Entities
Anton, George (is related to)
Object Description
Small female doll with dark brown hair which is put up into two side buns with dark purple hat with orange ribbon.  Hat and jacket are decorated with a cream colored Greek Key design along the edges. The hat has a brown/bronze color tie coming down around the chin as well as a separate piece coming down to the chest and connected to a plastic flat bead. The under part of the dress, is a cream color with green and light orange embroiderment on the sleeve and light orange and blue embroiderment on the hem. She has a purple jacket that is short sleeved and goes down just past the knee. The jacket is closed at the waist by a bronze and orange belt. There is an orange apron on under the jacket that has a green curved line and a black/white leafy design and a blue lace trim. Her head is made of a soft plastic or plaster, arms made of plastic with an upper arm of string, and legs of tightly woven string. She is standing on a wooden platform.
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/10624. Accessed 01/20/21.