Large Early Papier-mache Lady Doll with Unusual Hair Style
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Large Early Papier-mache Lady Doll with Unusual Hair Style, Germany, c. 1810, brown painted eyes, closed mouth, feathered light eyebrows, sharp nose and features, unusual molded head with three tufted curls in front of exposed ears, braided bun at back of head (some wear and age discoloration to finish), traditional milliner's model style kid body, wooden lower limbs, yellow painted slippers, white cotton dress (heavily melting at sleeves and skirt), ht. 33 in.
Literature: John Darcy Noble, A Treasury of Beautiful Dolls, p. 20 illustrates this doll.