French Paper Mache Doll in Original Folklore Costume

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10" (25 cm.) Solid domed paper mache shoulder head, black painted pate, painted facial features, large blue eyes, black upper eyeliner, single stroke brows, closed mouth, muslin stitch-jointed body with oil-painted lower arms, and painted brown boots, Condition: generally excellent. Comments: French, circa 1840. Value Points: the petite early poupee wears original well-detailed traditional costume and unusual woven hat.
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