Handwork of an Earlier Generation
This is a detail of a kind of a gauze shawl/collar that is on an early papier mache doll with an Apollo's knot hairstyle. When I was a girl I liked to do crewel work and embroidery. I haven't done much since then. But I'm wondering how they did the scrolled edge - did they use a chain stitch and then cut right next to it? Or did they cut and then do the edging? What do you think? Here are some photos of the 20" tall doll... Who wouldn't feel beautiful wearing a shawl collar like that? Isn't…
LOVELY-EMMA CLEAR DOLL-BISQUE SHOULDERHEAD, ARMS LEGS, CLOTH BODY
Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for #65 Mini Bisque Doll HEAD ARMS & LEGS Cloth Body 6'' T dollhouse child at the best online prices at eBay! Free shipping for many products!
German Bisque Head Countess Dagmar Doll with Café Au Lait Decorated Hair: LG14226: Removed
This 22 inch tall doll, circa the 1860s, has a 6 inch tall parian bisque shoulder head manufactured by the German firm of Kling & Company. The doll
Still More Antique Doll Pictures
Here are a few more pictures of my trip to Lucy's Doll House. In a few days I'll take some pictures of my own creations. It's a busy time here in Maine - spring has finally sprung which means there are glorious outside chores to be done. This little girl above is a favorite of mine. Tuck Comb Dolls always make me smile I believe we had our century's equivalent with beehive hairdos. Can you imagine carrying off such a hairdo? Wonderful rag dolls above a view of small dolls in a case the tag…