7 . Automaton
11" (28 cm.) Felt swivel head with pressed and painted facial features,brown upper-glancing eyes with long black curly lashes,button-shaped nose,tiny closed mouth,black mohair wig captured under a net snood,jointed arms and legs. Condition: generally excellent,missing one shoe. Comments: Lenci,circa 1940,model BC18,the doll is wearing original red felt folklore dress with yellow felt applique designs,net over-blouse with wide sleeves,cross on black velvet ribbon,snood with ruffled lace edging,red ribbon,homespun cotton petticoat and panties,red shoe,stockings,bangle earrings. Value Points: vibrant original costume is perfectly-preserved.