Antique Black Americana Folk Art Puppet Doll Box 1864 Civil War Voodoo Casket ?
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Antique Black Americana Folk Art Puppet Doll Box 1864 Civil War Voodoo Casket ?:
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An Antique Black Americana Folk Art Puppet, Doll Box & 1864civilwar era. Mag withadvertisementfor a book aboutLincoln......... other than the publication which is dated , I do not know the age of the box or doll
.This puppet / doll, is the oldest ,mostprimitivedoll thing i have ever see.
The May of1864civilwar era publishedduring thethe heart of the civil war.
A year laterLincoln would be killed onApril 15, 1865, almost one year to the date when this publication came out The front inner page advertises a book on how a country boy
All opinions arealwayswelcome, so If you have adifferentopinionof what this is or the timeperiodit came from please message me....
I have also been told this some type of voodoo doll in a casket , I have no clue if it is. But figured i mention it anyway , I know there are many collectors ofantique Louisiana Voodoo items, if it is i am sure they would be able toidentifyas such
ConditionThe May 1864 civil war era magazine is in poor condition with ripped and missing pages The old box looks to be hand made and is rock solid with appropriate period hardware. The latch that closes the box is actually a window lock, The hardware seems to be original with no indication of it being changed at anytime ... The Old puppet doll seems to be "marking" an African American with the large red lips , to clay seems to be in a light green color ... the fabric is old and frail and looks to be hand stitched ....
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