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Posted 4 years ago


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5 dolls dating from Victorian time. 6 inches long. Metal/lead feet. Cloth bodies, 3 have what appears to be human hair.

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  1. fhrjr2 fhrjr2, 4 years ago
    I'm not a doll person but I did have a reason to research one for a friend. I found quite a bit of information on either the library of congress or Smithsonian site. It has been so long I forget but there was quite a collection. Perhaps it will help you in your research also.
  2. bratjdd bratjdd, 4 years ago
    I love it!!! This remind me when my grandmother made me a cloth doll. Thank you for sharing :)) it brings back good Memories!
  3. Manikin Manikin, 4 years ago
    Could you post a close up of face and tell me what bodies are made of under clothes ? I do not think all of them as as old as Victorian age , A few have what is called mohair and all do not appear same age . I could help more if I could see them better . Very nice collection :-)
  4. Manikin Manikin, 4 years ago
    I might add these were called dollhouse dolls :-)
  5. celiajohnson, 4 years ago
    Thank you very much Manikin. I have posted some more pics and look forward to hearing your response .
  6. kaye46 kaye46, 4 years ago
    They also resemble the working dolls of Israel, you may want to check it out...nice lot...

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