1880s Cloth Doll

Photographs courtesy of Deborah Butler-Johnson Name: Circa 1880s Cloth Doll Made by and When: 1880s, handmade Material: Cloth Marks: Unmarked Height: 18 inches Hair/Eyes: Black twisted yarn hair (possibly glued on), painted facial features with a smiling mouth that exposes painted teeth Clothes: Original full-length dress with apron Other: This is a lovely representation ofContinue reading “1880s Cloth Doll”

1920s Composition Doll by Trego

Name: Unknown Made by and When: Trego Manufacturing Company, 1921 Material: Composition Marks: TREGO is written within a rounded rectangle above MADE IN U.S.A. (on the back) Height: 25 inches Hair/Eyes/Mouth: Replaced Shirley-Temple-style wig, replaced acrylic brown eyes; original eyes were probably glass; has an open mouth with four upper teeth Clothes: Replaced dress, pantaloons,Continue reading “1920s Composition Doll by Trego”

Koenig & Wernicke Character Doll ca. 1920s

Name: Unknown Made By and When: Koenig & Wernicke, ca. 1920s Material: Composition Height: 18 inches Hair/Eyes: Flirty brown eyes with real lashes, dark brown original wig, open mouth with tongue & two upper teeth. Clothes: Modern replacements. Other: Koenig (also spelled Konig) and Wernicke were early 1900s German doll makers. Read more about theContinue reading “Koenig & Wernicke Character Doll ca. 1920s”