Early Grodnertal Wooden Doll as Doll and Notions Peddler Lady

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7" (18 cm.) An all-wooden doll with painted black hair highlighted by spit curls onto forehead and yellow tuck comb has painted complexion and facial features,all-wooden body with dowel-jointing at shoulders,elbows,hips and knees,and wearing early brown cotton print gown. Condition: generally excellent,original finish perfectly preserved. Comments: Gordnertal doll,circa 1850,presented for the English market as a peddler lady offering sewing notions and dolls. On her table are arranged a myriad of tiny laces,ribbons and buttons,sewing tools such as tiny scissors,various papers with lettered names "Robert","Margaret" and "John",several tiny doll costumes,and five tiny dolls including two mini Grodnertal woodens.
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