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Scarce - The Virtuous Girl with 2 Two-Sided Paper Dolls and 8 Costumes . H. F. Muller.Vienna Austria.1840-1850
Scarce - The Virtuous Girl  with 2 Two-Sided Paper Dolls and 8 Costumes . H. F. Muller.Vienna Austria.1840-1850


 
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Price: $650.00

Product Code: 29020414

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In the traditional German manner of the day the the set includes two (2) identical 6 3/4" paper dolls and eight (8) two-sided costumes. Each costume is printed on polished paper and involves an activity.  Light egg wash finish. The costumes were dubbed Pretty, Diligence,  Applications, Patience, Clemency,  Mansuetude, Candor and Sincerity.  The costumes depict woman with exuberant baby in cradle holding a book holding a satchel and hanky holding a watering can and garden rake holding a pot with a seated shepherd boy on reverse with a dog at her feet holding a lamb with lamb at her feet on reverse. holding a dove Includes two (2) hats. Each of the costumes is numbered. Charming and dear.. Information found in Howard p.279  An example of this doll was found in a German museum in the 1960s and included information on the publisher and costume labeling.