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 is an art doll cannot be undressed.
This 18" doll is dressed in an antiqued peachy -pink rose floral printed gown with a moss green satin ribbon tied about her bust. Her hair is painted brown and sculpted into curl clusters surrounding her face. Her neckline is covered with a pleated fichu edged with tiny lace and fastened with a golden button. Her removable straw bonnet features a gathered lace lining and twine vines and foliage studded with paper roses. It has a rose colored satin ribbon tie. Her hands feature painted gloves with real stiffened braid trim. She wears a dangling pair of iridescent pink glass bead earrings. Her eyes are brown and detailed.