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 treated to a stained and antiqued finish. Hands are attached with navy blue ribbon 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.
This 18" doll is dressed in an antiqued homespun olive green and ecru plaid fabric with a tan satin ribbon tied about her bust. Crochet lace edges her neckline. Her sculpted hair is painted blonde with a curl cluster at the front and atop her head with spin curls falling from both sides. She wears a simple cotton lace bandeau.
She holds a clay bodied doll on which she is sewing a dress. A faux needle and thread are attached and may be positioned in her hands. She has brown eyes that are cast downward while she works.
Included, is a wooden trunk finished in an antique patina. It is filled with four tiny dolls she has completed. All are looped wire jointed at the shoulders and hips and can be gently posed. the tiny dolls measure between 1 5/8" to 2 1/8" tall. There is a total of six dolls in this set.
Attention EU buyers: This item is NOT returnable nor refundable.
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