These two were hosted at the Swiss Stein Am Rhein Doll Museum. 13"Pair, French Paper Mache Dolls in Original Folklore Costumes circa 1840. Each has paper mache shoulder head with painted facial features, closed mouth, black painted pate with center slit for insertion of wig. His hair is painted, hers has original human hair. Each on original hand stitched kid poupee body. Woman's skirt has a few holes (see photo) in front, but not readily noticeable. Costumes are detailed and vibrant to be about 175 years old. Sewn on. Shipping includes insurance and tracking. Please feel free to request more photos and be sure to subscribe to see the upcoming pieces from the museum. Thanks for looking!
Stein Am Rhein's Rare antique French 1840s pair paper mache' dolls all original