Vintage 1930s Cloth Lenci Type "Mariposa" Doll.
A charming little girl named "Mariposa" is 13" tall and made of felt. She is all-original with hand-painted facial features and black original wig. Her tag reads "HOLZER & Cia - S.Paulo, Industria Brasileira" and she has a foreign import stamp. See Pic.
She has characteristics of Lenci felt dolls, including the shade of her felt 'skin', clothing & details of complicated design, and wool felt attached decorations. She has disc-joints at neck, arms & legs. She is wearing her colorful pink felt costume with matching sandals of felt and wood, a linen chemise underneath, and a pretty basket of felt fruit adorns her head-piece.
The doll is in good condition with some wear, mainly to the back of her shawl and foot. See Pic. Her white blouse and apron is discolored from age. Comes from a smoke free home.
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