Antique Rare Early Paper Mache Shoulder Head Doll~victorian
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Antique Rare Early Paper Mache Shoulder Head Doll~victorian:
VERY RARE EARLY INCREDIBLE BEAUTY!
PAPER MACHE SHOULDER HEAD DOLL
STRAW FILLED CLOTH BODY
PAPER MACHE HEAD AND ARMS
HUMAN HAIR LONG BRUNETTE WIG
BISQUE LEGS WITH PAINTED BLACK HIGH HEEL SHOES
WEARING VICTORIAN EARLY CLOTHING
ESTATE DOLL COLLECTION
This doll does have some cracking on the face and arms, The face is painted features, with beautifully shaded blue eyes, red lips.
Could not see any markings, could not completely remove all of the clothing, some had been sewed to the body.
See the pictures, and please ask any questions you may have.
The cloth body fabric is very old cotton fabric stuffed with straw.
The legs have old tape, and stitching to hold them in place.
There is some ribbon binding around the body holding old cotton batting in place on the shoulders and breast.
She is wearing a cotton embroidery top, cotton lace ruffled long leg bloomers, and has a Paddle Bustle tied around waist for that added rear look, and then a cotton slip over that. Also wearing over the slip is another cotton eyelet flowing skirt. Her dress is a rich bright pink velevet victorian style dress, with lace and ribbon trim. There is a matching Lace trim with ribbon tied around her neck as a choker. She has earrings attached to both ears. Also wearing a drop stone necklace.
PRE-GREINER, GREINER, GERMAN, OR FRENCH..??
This Estate did have several very old collectable German Dolls, but since no markings, we could not determine the origin.
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