The appeal of a French bebe is non-negotiable! This beautiful girl is marked "Petite Francaise", with that unmistakable French look, and stands at a 21" height in a lovely costume. Soft brown curls in mohair adorn her head, and her big brown eyes beg for attention. She's in lovely condition, and deserves your love, so jump at this chance and make her your own!
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She has a bisque socket head with beautiful modeling and expert painting, with big brown paperweight set eyes, framed by painted upper and lower lashes, brown multistroke brows, and an open mouth with six upper teeth. She wears a brown mohair wig in a short, curly style. She stands at 21” tall on a five-piece wood and composition body.
She wears a white cotton dress, with a gathered waist, lace trim at the hem, sleeves, and collar, and pale blue silk bows at the waist and shoulders. Underneath goes a white cotton half slip and a white knit pantaloons and undershirt combination with pink trim. White stretchy socks adorn her feet, along with a pair of white shoes tied with pink bows. In her hair are two sweet white silk bows.
MARKS: Petite Francaise / J V [with anchor] / France / 8 /D Liane
CONDITION: Excellent. The bisque head is free of any hairlines, cracks, chips, or restoration. Modeling is crisp and the painting is sharp and delicate, indicative of particular care by the manufacturers. Her brown paperweight eyes sit nicely in the head and have good pupil alignment. The antique wood & composition body is good, with only some minor age wear. Overall, the body is very sturdy and retains most of the original finish. Tight stringing gives her nice pose-ability. The costume is great, with no major issues, just some minor and typical age wear and fading; The silk bows decorating the dress have frayed. This is a fantastic French girl, deserving of your attention!
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Adorable 21” Jules Verlingue “Petite Francaise” in White Dress