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very old paper mache or composition doll mexico ?

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Recent activity64114 of 107552my  Asian monkWW2 Nose Art style pin ups on Envelopes c. 1944
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Posted 1 year ago

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This is one of hundreds of dolls from the same owner. There were many unusual dolls but this one really sticks out in my mind. Maybe because as an artist I like hand made things.
It seems that someone spent a good deal of effort and skill to paint and fashion this doll as well as create it.
It looks like a real piece of folk art.
Anyone have any clues about its origin or age?
Manakin I am anxious to hear what you have go say. It seems to resemble some antique dolls.
Ron

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  1. bratjdd bratjdd, 1 year ago
    Love the eye lashes :)
  2. ronsoverstuffedattic, 1 year ago
    Yes very skillfully painted. The fabric is also unusual. Looks like fabric taken from actual clothes.
  3. Manikin Manikin, 1 year ago
    Hi Ron
    She is a novelty doll made for tourists from around 1950. She is made of composition and her floss hair is very common to see Mexico use on their dolls .
  4. ronsoverstuffedattic, 1 year ago
    I love the folk art feeling of it.
    Ron

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