Antique and Vintage Lenci Dolls

Some of the most beautiful and collectible antique dolls of the mid-20th century were made out of rags, but don't let that characterization fool you, especially if the rag dolls in question were sewn and painted by the great Madame Lenci. Founded in 1918 in Turin, Italy by Elena Scavini (her nickname was Lenci), Ars Lenci, as the firm was called, excelled in pressed-felt dolls. Some were made of hollow cardboard that was covered by the...Continue Reading