The classic Armand Marseille Summer's bounty sweeps the fields, ripening wheat to a gentle gold and washing it still more golden in the setting sun. This Armand Marseille girl wanders down the dusty road, empty picnic hamper on her arm. She's so proud to have kept her antique white frock clean, with its pink insertion ribbon sash, lace trim, and eyelet embroidery, that she feels no shame in dawdling on the hillside. Her rich brown sleep eyes glow in the last sunbeams and an evening breeze stirs her original sandy-brown hair. She'll be home in time for supper, but for now...for now the wind holds a breath of adventure, and she must imagine following it!
The AM 390 is a staple in all German doll collector homes, offering a familiar and lovable face that you'll want to return to again and again. This particular 390n girl stands at 20" tall, in an original antique wig, and in a cute antique dress that is bound to please. Make her yours now!
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Bisque socket head, with brown glass sleep eyes and painted lashes, brown feathered brows, and an open mouth with four upper teeth. Dimpled chin and lightly-blushed cheeks, with overall pale complexion. She stands on her original antique body, at 20" tall, with tight stringing. She wears her original antique mohair brown wig that comes down to her shoulders in twin ponytails.
She wears a beautiful antique white cotton dress with lace trim and eyelet embroidery with pink insertion ribbon. Underneath goes an antique white cotton full slip with no sleeves, and a matching pair of vintage white wool pantaloons. White cotton knit socks adorn her feet, along with a pair of cream faux leather shoes. A straw hat sits atop her head.
Marks: Made in Germany Armand Marseille 390n A 4 M [back of head, incised]
Condition: Excellent. The bisque head is overall fabulous, with no hairlines or restoration. Some very minor dirt wear to the inner eyelids and corners, but this is no big deal and can be cleaned easily.The glass eyes sleep well, with good pupil alignment. The wood & composition body has most of its original finish, with some moderate wear at the joints, and some touch-up here and there. The costume is good, with nice presentation and no major wear issues. Overall, she's a lovely doll!
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