Striking larger sized doll wearing her original regional costume. She has high coloring, her original sleep eyes and eyelashes. Her original wig is some sort of synthetic material. Her highly detailed ethnic costume is made of a combination of natural and synthetic materials. She has a cry or mama voice box in her torso (mute now).
All this tells us that this example of the mold 301 is from the later period of product just prior to WWII or even perhaps shortly after the war. Think about the look of the later Bleuette dolls. This doll is both a wonderful time capsule filled with information about her world and beautiful to look at.
Maker: Unis France
Marks: back of head incised with the correct Unis France 301 mark – see photo
Condition: Head has no chips, cracks or repairs. There is a paint rub on one cheek. Her body has some small areas of paint loss on the forearms and minor paint loss on one leg, one finger has been glued back on at some time in her past, see photos. Costume is in very good condition.
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