This stunning beauty dates from 1988 and has since been kept in a glass showcase. She is in perfect condition. The doll has a soft, muslin body and porcelain head, hands and underlegs with molded shoes. Please see the pictures for the delicately painted face an the elaborate hairdo. She is all elegance and chique in a breathtaking silk wedding gown with veil. The dress –based on a 19th century-example out off the V&A London museum - is made out of several layers of ivory tinted silk with bows and lace. The outfit also includes lace-edged, cotton underskirts and pants. No details have been overlooked to make this doll outstanding : see the layers of lace, silk bows and tiny nacre buttons The dress is kept in shape thanks to two hoops in her underskirt.
She’s marked ‘Franklin Heirloom dolls’ – 1988. These dolls are made by Franklin Poppen atelier in Brussels, Belgium. She comes with her stand with wooden base. The stand has an inventive fixation to the body. So she’s ready for a splendid display and she’ll be surely the talk of your collection ! Now available at a fraction of the initial cost in 1988.
Height : 23” (58,5 cm) Width : 22”