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Description
Polychrome- and gilt-painted, Dresden lace figurine of a blonde-haired, blue-eyed, fair-skinned woman in dark blue or black hat and matching dress adorned in layers upon layers of pink lace; undecorated oval base. She carries a basket of pink roses in her right arm and lifts up her skirt with her left as she steps forward. Bottom underside is faintly stamped or inscribed "CHANTILLY" and "424".
Location
Currently not on view
date made
1950 - 1960
date used
1970s
place made
France: Picardie, Chantilly
place used
United States: Florida, Miami Beach
Physical Description
porcelain (overall material)
paint (decoration material)
gold (decoration material)
Measurements
overall: 13 1/4 in x 5 5/8 in x 4 3/4 in; 33.655 cm x 14.2875 cm x 12.065 cm
ID Number
1996.0201.08
catalog number
1996.0201.08
accession number
1996.0201
Credit Line
Gift of Bettee-Aynn Amsterdam Thomas in honor of Ruth and Bernard Amsterdam
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Home and Community Life: Domestic Life
Domestic Furnishings
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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