My Mother Loved and Played with this Endearing Doll ~ The Doll had been Passed Down in Her Family ~ Mother was born in 1918 ~ I Would Be So Happy Too Have Her Find a New Loving Home with Someone Who Can Attend to Her Needs ~ She Has Been Wrapped in a Box for Years ~ She Would Love to Be Displayed to Show Her Natural Beauty After All these Years ~
She is as Mother Gave Her to Me ~ I'm Not a Doll Expert ~ Please Read My Description and Look Carefully at the Pictures ~ I am Happy to Answer Questions ~
This Delightful Doll is 11" Tall ~ Her Head ~ Shoulders ~ Hands are Bisque ~ Her Body and Arms are Leather ~ Her Feet are Fabric ~
She Has a Beautiful Face ~ Her Bisque Face has Lovely Coloring ~ Pink Full Cheeks ~ Full Eyebrows ~ Painted Lower and Upper Eyelashes ~ Striking Brown Glass Eyes ~ Endearing Painted Open Mouth ~ Lips of Red ~ 2 White Teeth Showing ~ Head and Shoulder Plate are 1 Piece ~ Her Bisque Hands are in Fine Condition ~
Her Leather Body was Created with Amazing Craftsmanship ~ Her Upper Torso is Straight and Stuffed Firmly ~ Her Arms are Attached but are Softer than Her Body ~ Under Arms Need Repair ~ Her Legs and Buttock are Stuffed Firmly ~ Buttock is Created (Jointed) so She is Able to Sit ~ Knees are Created (Jointed) so They Can Bend ~ Her Feet are Firm and are Created in Fabric ~
She Owns 1 Dress and Pantaloons ~ Original to the Doll from Mother ~ Pantaloons Have a Draw String Waist ~ Cotton Material ~ Hand Embroidered Lace Trim on Each Leg ~ Dress is Designed with Thin Soft Fabric on the Bottom ~ Top is Cotton with Open Cut Work and Hand Embroidered Detail ~ 2 White Glass Buttons on Back ~ Dress Has Several Tears/Shatters Consistent with Age ~ Some Fold into the Gathers Others Do Not ~ I've Not Cleaned the Clothing but Believe with a Good Soaking Would Clean Up Nicely ~
Marked ~ On Back of Her Head ~ Germany ~ Above Germany I believe it Reads "Made In" ~ I am Unable to Make Out the Number on Each Side ~ I Believe She May be a Kestner, J.D. Doll ~
When You Add this Endearing Girl to Your Collection Please Know She Came from a Loving Family ~ She was Raised and Played with in Danbury, Connecticut ~ She Lived 20 Years in PA. with My Mother and Returned to Connecticut to Live Out the Rest of Her Life ~ Mother Lived to be 90 Years Young ~
Condition ~ Endearing and Loving ~ Needs Some TLC ~ 1 Small Hole Near Nostril on 1 Side of Her Nose ~ Has No Hair/Wig ~ Glue On Head Needs to be Removed ~ Arms Need Attention ~ Tiny Tears/Shatters on Fabric Feet ~ Tears/Shatters on Dress ~
We Are Happy to Answer Questions ~ Thank You for Visiting Vintage Ladybug ~
Item ID: Germany Doll 11" Tall
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