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Paper851 of 14961899 - Bureau of American Ethnology - California Map Showing Native Territories Pre-Settlement - 1898Vintage 1918 Dairymen's League News Book
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Posted 2 years ago

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ho2cultcha
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I picked these up for a song at a thrift shop in Alameda. I don't know what they were used for, but i really like them alot. i've used some of them in some collage pieces i made. They aren't really paper dolls, but stickers. Beautifully made!

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  1. inky inky, 2 years ago
    I think they are wonderful, sooo! cute....love them....:-)
  2. miKKoChristmas11 miKKoChristmas11, 2 years ago
    Hi, ho2cultcha! When I first saw these, I assumed that they were what is called 'scrap'. I provide a link below with general information on scraps. I am fascinated, however, by your assertion that these are stickers. Do you wet them, then affix them? Most scrap was pasted into a scrapbook, or glued to greeting cards, or used in craft projects. I am no expert!!!, but I have seen none with ready-to-go fixative on the back. Also, your scraps still have great color and gloss! Something to be coveted. So glad you posted this. I highly recommend D. Blumchen & Co. (online link in the link provided below.) for scraps and related materials - also for ideas. They are masters of the art of scrap. Also, look into Martha Stewart's features on scrap. I have spent many delightful hours admiring her uses of scrap.

    http://wordsmith4hire.hubpages.com/hub/Vintage-or-Antique-Inspired-Christmas-Decorations-You-Can-Make
  3. ho2cultcha ho2cultcha, 2 years ago
    hi mikko.
    these do have what looks like glue on the backside but it's sticking power isn't very good. they usually fall off after a couple days. thanks for the link.

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