Doll, fashion doll or Pandora, made of wood, with jointed limbs, painted face and body and glass eyes, with real hair,1750-1770
the doll is wearing a sack back dress of green and cream striped silk brocade over a stomacher. There is a full set of underg

Doll, fashion doll or Pandora, made of wood, with jointed limbs, painted face and body and glass eyes, with real hair,1750-1770
the doll is wearing a sack back dress of green and cream striped silk brocade over a stomacher. There is a full set of undergarments including laced stays, stomacher with four large buttons down the front of which three are visible and trimmed with a row of 9 bows made of fine lawn across the top edge, 2 linen petticoats, a chemise, hoop, pair of pockets, muslin cap, stockings and shoes. The dress is of green and cream brocade woven in broad vertical stripes, the green stripe has cream patterning of foliage in the weave, the cream stripes are woven with a pattern representing red, yellow and grey/brown flowers with green leaves and stem. The gown is trimmed with green ribbon edged with cream which has been gathered to form ruffles used to trim the robings and skirt and between which, on the skirt, are laid in four horizontal bands giving the effect of an open robe with fancy petticoat. Slits in the side of the skirt are also trimmed with ribbon and allow access to the pockets, a pair of which can be tied round the waist beneath the gown. Three-quarter sleeves have a single ruffle of the same fabric as the gown over white muslin engageants. Sack back of dress has two pleats on each side extending from the neckline to the hem. The muslin frill at the top of the chemise is visible above the stomacher. The hoops are held by red/white striped linen with two bands contained within red/blue/white striped fabric. The head is covered by a spotted muslin cap trimmed with a lace frill at the front and with lace inserts; a knot of silk ribbon sits on the crown and the cap is tied under the chin with silk ribbon. A narrow brown silk ribbon or braid extends round the cap and passes across the seam where the front frill joins the body. The stays are visible at the front of the doll beneath the hoops and at the back where tabs extend below the waist. Lacing is also visible at lower back. The legs below the knees are covered with white knitted stockings. White/green silk shoes have kid soles and latchet ties.
the doll also has a white linen dress embroidered with flowers in silks and a plain back
Doll, fashion doll or Pandora, made of wood, with jointed limbs, painted face and body and glass eyes, with real hair,1750-1770
the doll is wearing a sack back dress of green and cream striped silk brocade over a stomacher. There is a full set of underg