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8" (20 cm). Pink-tinted porcelain shoulderhead with brown painted hair,kid body with jointed hips and shoulders,painted facial features,blue eyes,red and black eyeliner,closed mouth,blushed cheeks. The lady doll is wearing original white muslin tucked blouse,red flannel skirt with black velvet ribbons trimmed with tiny brass beads,having three pockets containing thimble and needle packets,brown lace-edged velvet cap padded for use as pincushion with gold pins,blue ribbon sash supporting a ball of white thread,black leather belt attached to silver scissors. The doll and a pattern for making it was shown in the Englishwomanås Domestic Magazine for 1860; the needlework doll was described as a "worktable companion".
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