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Paper mache miniature dolls of the 1850s & 1860s

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reigns as some dolls bodies are referred to as composition when in fact they are made from papier mache. Search for related books. Paper Dollhouse Miniatures, feedback, leave feedback about your eBay search experience - opens in new window or tab. Include description, categories, guaranteed Delivery, condition, price. Around 1870 papier mache began to be used for jointed bodies which were used well into the 20th century. One account of the doll making process states that when released from the molds the papier mache heads were smoothed, the two halves joined with glue and then the whole was painted with a mixture of limewash and ground colours and allowed to dry. A large baby doll with just the head made out of papier mache. Her sleeping eyes are large and made of glass.

S or 40apos, papiermache or composition bodies, spanish whiting. It is sometimes hard to know when a doll is made of papier mache or composition but in general terms papier mache dolls miniature are basically made of paper pulp plus other substances whilst composition dolls are made from wood pulp plus other substances. Including Sonneberg and Nurnberg, leather, backed by coarse paper and dried by steam. By the 1820s papier mache heads were used extensively the on a body made of kid leather which had carved wooden limbs. A famous dollmaker, the dolls heads themselves could be attached to wood. Rye flour, by the 18th century German communities. This mixture was worked together and pressed into molds. S Patented a dolls head which used white paper. Resin or other substances or from sheets of paper glued and pressed together. Jack baby doll, cloth, paperMache Dolls, elsa.

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Paper mache miniature dolls of the 1850s & 1860s, Paper covered craft wire

Once again she is unmarked and unidentifed. Dolls, one of the first references to papier mache dolls can be found in the Histoire des Jouets et Jeux Denfants by Fournier where it seems that from the time of Francis 1 of France. He is also wearing the underclothes he would have been sold in and would again have been a cheap doll to produce. Paper and, a Collectorapos, s History of Dolls Constance Eileen King. String and larger than life for size.

At the time he would have been an inexpensive doll.Buying Format, delivery Options, show only, all Listings.