These reproductions are inspired by dolls found in European and American households in the early 1800's. Head, hands and feet are constructed of a durable composition clay. the primitive body is made of muslin. The entire doll has been given an antiqued finish. Hands and feet are attached with ecru ribbon, the upper arms are stuffed and attached to the dress separately. All clay parts on the doll are hand sculpted using no molds. Not a toy.
This 18" doll is dressed in a multicolored floral printed gown with a tan satin ribbon tied about her bust. Her hair is painted brown and sculpted into curl clusters surrounding her face. Her neckline is edged with crochet lace. Her removable straw bonnet features a gathered muslin lining and tan scroll lace. It has a tan satin ribbon tie. She wears a dangling pair of faceted light blue glass bead earrings and a necklace of dark blue beads. Her face is detailed.