This 19th century shoulderhead doll has a great molded shirt, collar and tie. They are painted with gold accents and the tie has blue accents and is glazed. This hairstyle is appropriate for both males and females, this example has been costumed as a man. The shoulderhead is on a cloth body with leather lower arms. The costuming on the doll is very well done and fits him beautifully.
If your lady dolls are in need of an escort, here he is!
This model of doll is pictured on page 500 of Mary Krombhoz' book 500 Years of German Doll Making. Mary's research led her to attribute this doll to Kling.
Maker: attributed to Kling
Condition: shoulderhead has no cracks, chips or repairs, body is sturdy.