Imagine never hunting for the perfect hat again! This droll little wax girl has her favorite accessory always with her: a molded bonnet in shades of blue beneath which her original wig is affixed to her head with a traditional melting technique. Her original costume with its narrow lace and black sash suits her perfectly, simple and elegant. Such a fashion plate would surely have your other darlings clamoring for advice. This wax bonnet head is in fabulous condition, and is coming out of my personal collection! I have enjoyed her for many years, but it’s time for her to bring joy to a new family. In her mommy made antique costume, her presentation is a real delight.
She has a wax bonnet head on her original cloth body with original turned wooden limbs and original blond human hair wig. Glass brown eyes peer out from underneath tapered brows and her closed mouth pouts with a lovely red lip color. Her molded hat is painted in light and dark blues, a wonderful match for her painted boots and original costume. Her dress is an antique two piece light blue, trimmed with lace which also encircles the skirt for a nice and full look. Underneath she wears a white cotton full slip and pantaloons, also antique. She wears a black velvet sash and a gold front bar pin, which I gave her when she entered my collection.
Condition: Excellent. Her head and face are in outstanding condition, particularly for a wax doll with so many years behind her! There are no to the hat, and possibly minor touch-up to the lips. But she’s remarkably clean overall! Her face is clear of any deep scratches or chips that might compromise the delicate wax. The original wig holds fast to the head. The wooden arms have some cracking of the paint that has been very lightly touched up. Patches were made to the thighs of the cloth body. One leg may have been reattached as it is at an angle compared to the other one, however this may also be a factory flaw. There is a paper bellows squeaker in her torso which does not function. Minor repairs to costume. Overall, this is a lovely antique wax doll.
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12” Antique Wax Bonnet Head Doll w Wooden Limbs
$225 $375 SALE