We're starting a new series looking at embroidery and dolls.
This antique German papier-maché doll is dressed as a Welsh peddler lady. She's 25cm (about 10 inches) tall and dates to ca.1850.
She has two tiny dolls ready to be dressed, a pincushion, thimble, buttons and a sock darner to name a few of the items on her tray. Most special is the tiny embroidered sampler hanging off the left...
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