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Object Name Doll
Catalog Number 1979.29
Maker Lafferty, Maude Ward
Date ca. 1925
Material(s) Ceramic/Cotton
Dimensions H-26 W-11.5 D-6 inches
Description This African-American female doll has a ceramic and cloth body with painted features. The doll is wearing a cotton dress, apron, and head scarf.
Notes Given to the donor in the 1920s by her grandmother, Maude Ward Lafferty along with two matching baby dolls. This nurse doll was named Carrie after Mrs. Lafferty's longtime servant, Carrie Correll.
Collection Mrs. Warren Roberts Collection
People Lafferty, Maude Ward
Correll, Carrie
Subjects Toys
Search Terms dolls
African Americans
Physical Holder Kentucky Historical Society - KHS