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Three Cloth Dolls by Madame Paderewski with Original Medals

Lot Number: 
789
12" (30 cm.) Each is all-cloth with diagonal-weave stockinette faces,center seam embroidered and applique facial features,fleecy hair,disc-jointed five-piece body,two with partial original hand-made costumes. Condition: dolls are excellent with well-preserved details,costumes are frail and worn. Comments: the dolls were made by a group of Polish refugee women led by Madame Paderewski in Paris during the late teens and 1920s to raise money for war relief for orphans; each doll was given a medal to acknowledge its purpose. Value Points: very dear dolls that are so rare to find,each of the three has its original silver medallion.
Realized Price: 
$550
Presale Estimate: 
600/900