National Gallery of Art - THE COLLECTION
image of Doll Doll
Rendered by Jane Iverson (artist), c. 1936
watercolor and graphite on paper
overall: 53.9 x 41 cm (21 1/4 x 16 1/8 in.)
Index of American Design
1943.8.15542
Not on View
From the Tour: Dolls from the Index of American Design
Object 2 of 26

Here is a handmade cloth doll representing a grandmother knitting a red wool sock. The doll was made by a southern gentlewoman who supported herself after the Civil War by making fine cloth dolls. This was the one-thousandth doll made by this woman.

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