Bru Brevete Bebe Modele with Painted Teeth
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Bru Brevete Bebe Modele with Painted Teeth, France, c. 1880, brown paperweight eyes, full cheeks, rare variation of Bebe Modele with open-closed mouth and painted upper and lower teeth, (hairline from right eye to crown, small eye chip at corner of right eye), impressed 3 at crown, blonde skin wig, fully articulated wooden bebe body with mortise and tenon joints, white cotton undergarments, pink silk satin and faille dress and hat, creamy white leather ankle-strap shoes marked script B in an oval 2, lace and ribbon festooned straw hat, ht. 19 in.
Literature: Doll News, Fall, 1994 describes this doll in an exhibit of dolls with wardrobes.