What is a Doll?

How long have we had this love affair with Dolls?

Pearls of Wisdom:

New World Dictionary describes a doll as - "a child's toy, puppet, marionette, etc. made to resemble a human being."

Monday, January 18, 2010

1740 Queen Ann Period English Wooden

The Queen Ann period doll extends from the 1700s to 1750. They are similar to above except they frequently have glass eyes. Their eye lashes and eyebrows are composed of small dots.
Her clothes, wig and shoes are original to her. The dress has been repaired with antique fabrics but is mostly original. Her corset has whalebone inserts.

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