J.D. Kestner, "Gibson Girl" Doll, with bisque shoulder head marked "172" and "7", with upturned chin, blue sleep eyes, painted lower lashes, kid leather joined body with bisque hands and forearms and hinged joints at hip, knees, and elbows. Original upswept blonde mohair wig. Sticker "1352" on right leg. 20" L. Wearing an antique, possibly original cotton and lace blouse with a later skirt. No shoes. German, circa 1910. Provenance: collection of the late Edwin and Rebecca Raskin, Nashville, Tennessee. CONDITION: Tear to leather at foot revealing sawdust stuffing, later skirt. Both arms loose at shoulder joint, body with some surface grime.
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