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Rare Black Paper Mache Doll Motschmann body


Rare Black Paper Mache doll with Motschmann body 15 inches tall. This is a rare doll with a molded paper mache head with black set glass eyes and molded hair. Made around 1850-1860. The body has the floating joints, and paper mache lower torso with the voice mechanism. The lower legs and arms are wood, the cloth that is attaching the arms in place has been replaced all limbs are original. The doll is wearing clothing that appears original a white cotton dress, slips and pantaloons. The paper mache is in very good condition with a small repair at the side seam of the head below the ears. There is also a few minor cracks in the paper mache. The is a rare very early paper mache doll.    

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This product was added to our catalog on Wednesday 25 May, 2011.

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