Circa 1900 21" Antique Cloth Oil Painted Philadelphia Baby Doll Distributed by J.B. Sheppard Dept Store in Philadelphia
All-cloth doll with deeply pressed oil painted facial features, large brown painted eyes in deeply set sockets, brown upper eyeliner, shaded and brush stroked brown hair, charming Very clean, looks like it was always cherished and stored with care. From a non smoking environment. Bump on nose and chin and one eye brows is almost missing shows like this doll has has lots of love. The body has been expertly recovered. We left it on since it makes the body look so clean and nice.
A very rare doll and even more rare to find with brown eyes. circa 1900