24" Greiner American Paper Mache Doll Circa 1858_with EXPOSED EARS_
This Early American Paper Mache Doll has the original paper Patent Date Label on the shoulder plate back by Ludwig Greiner which reads; GREINER'S IMPROVED PATENT HEADS, PAT. MARCH 30th '58.
This lovely large and chunky Greiner American Paper Mache Doll has a paper mache shoulder head with a chunky rounded face, deep blue upper glancing painted eyes, black sculpted hair in ringlet curls brushed behind her EXPOSED EARS_She has a muslin stitched jointed body, original Greiner paper label with early 1858 date_She is in very nice condition with slight nose rub and has the original paper mache finish with some paint loss on upper lip and nose_There are no repairs done to this doll and all parts are original to her_
She stands nice and tall with plenty of antique clothing all true to her period in time right down to her underwear and her lovely red shoes_
Her long arms are nice and full with nice hands that have individual stitched fingers, nice touch with this size of doll_She makes a grand statement when placed in an upright position with the help of a doll stand_
She also sits very nicely in an antique chair_Lovey old doll from 1858 is beautifully and most appropriately dressed_
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Thank you 'M'_24" Greiner American Paper Mache Doll Circa 1858_individual stitched fingers/EXPOSED EARS