An All-Original Paper Mache Doll by Schilling

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17" (43 cm). Paper mache shoulderhead turned slightly to the right, brown glass sleep eyes, painted lashes, arched feathered brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with center accent line, blonde mohair wig, original muslin stitch-jointed body with composition arms to above the elbows, composition lower legs. CONDITION: Generally excellent. MARKS: Fabrickmark Deponiert (and illustration of angel on back shoulderplate). COMMENTS: Schilling, circa 1880. VALUE POINTS: Rare signed early paper mache doll is factory-original, wearing burgundy velvet dress with lace and silk trim, sash, matching bonnet, undergarments, shoes and socks.
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