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Tennessee Folk Art Doll with High-heeled Shoes

Circa 1930: Attributed to Polly Page at the Pleasant Hill Academy in Pleasant Hill, Tennessee, and exhibited at the Washington County Museum of Fine arts in 1988, this 13.75" tall outstanding folk art doll fitted in period attire, including brown muslin dress, white apron, and bonnet, comes from Eleanor V. Lakin's personal collection and is illustrated on page 160 of Lakin's Folk Art for Children: Handmade in America 1760-1940. This Tennessee lady is composed of solid head, arms, and legs, stuffed torso, carved and painted facial features with tack eyes, and carved and painted hands and two-toned high-heeled shoes.

tennessee academy folk art doll with high heeeled shoes

tennessee academy folk art doll with high heeeled shoes

tennessee academy folk art doll with high heeeled shoes

tennessee academy folk art doll with high heeeled shoes

tennessee academy folk art doll with high heeeled shoes

tennessee academy folk art doll with high heeeled shoes

Tennessee Folk Art Doll with High-heeled Shoes

For Sale: $1,250

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