Rare Italian Cloth Character Baby by Lenci in Original Costume

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20" (51 cm.) All cloth doll with felt swivel head,pressed and painted facial features,small brown eyes,dark eye shadow,brown painted lashes and brows,accented nostrils,closed mouth with pale lower lip having two accent dots,blonde mohair curly wig,five piece felt body with bent baby limbs. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Lenci (silver paper label). Comments: Lenci,the model appeared as "n.1" in the firm's 1930 catalog described simply as "mannequin" and shown in undergarments. Value Points: with wistful faced child,an extremely rare Lenci model,wears her original pink organdy dress and undergarments,knit sweater and booties,and having colorful appliques and trim of felt flowers.
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