7 . Automaton
16" (41 cm.) Felt swivel head with pressed and oil-painted facial features,brown side-glancing eyes,dark eye shadow,painted curly lashes,closed mouth,light brown mohair wig in side-coiled braids,jointing at shoulders and hips. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Lenci (original parchment and paper labels. Comments: Lenci,circa 1940. Value Points: wearing traditional costume of Lazio region of Italy,of linen blouse,green felt skirt,black weskit and sleeves with maroon edging,maroon felt apron and coiffe with embroidery,undergarments with maroon rick-rack edging,black felt sandals,the costume preserved in vibrant fresh colors.