Steiner girl doll

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Creator Willis, Ellis, (Mrs.)
Title Steiner girl doll
Published Vancouver : Museum of Vancouver
Identifier 68591
Language English
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Contributor Museum of Vancouver
Description This bébé belonged to Helen McLeod who was born in Dundas, Ontario, in the 1880s. She moved to Vancouver in 1915 and lived here until she died in 1980.
<div class="field-item field-item-0">a) Doll - head marked: "Frg (abbreviation for figure) A 4"; original blonde mohair wig, tied with blue braid at back; painted eyebrows and lashes; stationary blue glass eyes; closed mouth with pronounced cupid's bow; pierced ears with turquoise glass bead earrings; jointed, composition body marked: "Le Petit Parisien/Bebe Steiner"; b) dress - pale sea green satin trimmed with dark blue velvet and white bobbin lace; long sleeves, shoulder knots; v-neck with white chemise; skirt has attached petticoat; c) slip - starched white muslin with attached petticoat from hips; both trimmed with bobbin lace; d) hat - natural plaited straw braid; elliptical brim turned up at front; brim lined in sky blue satin; crown decorated with ribbon, lace and artificial flowers; e-f) socks - white cotton stockinette with bordered tops; a) 29 cm long; b) 17 cm long; c) 16 cm long; d) 12 cm long; e-f) each 7 cm long.</div><div class="field-item field-item-1">a) doll; b) dress; c) slip; d) hat; e-f) socks</div>
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