GIBSON GIRL DOLL SET MOTHER &DAUGHTER Franklin Mint NIB
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Sold Date: 07/05/2010
Channel: Online Auction
GIBSON GIRL MOTHER & DAUGHTER HEIRLOOM DOLLS
GIBSON GIRL MOTHER AND DAUGHTER
Heirloom Collector Doll Set
Mother, 20"; Daughter, 9.5"
Wood Stool, approx. 3.5" tall
Franklin Heirloom Collector Dolls
The Franklin Mint VERY RARE ~ RETIRED Only 1 Available!
Charles Dana Gibson was only in his early twenties when he created the Gibson Girl. His drawings were published regularly in Life magazine in the 1890's. Within a few years, his illustrations had become a national ideal of the emerging woman in America: poised, intelligent, strong and independent, as well as very feminine and attractive.This set depicts a nostalgic scene . . . the pretty little girl standing on a wooden stool as her beautiful Mother combs her hair. * The elegance and refinement of the Gibson Girl is re-created in this beautiful set of collector dolls, inspired by the renowned illustrations of Charles Dana Gibson, authorized by his great-granddaughter, Dana Gibson.
* Both mother and daughter are dressed elegantly in 19th century fashion . . . a combination of high-quality fabrics with silk, ribbons, and imported lace embellishments.
* Doll are crafted of fine bisque porcelain, meticulously hand-painted to capture every nuance of the mother's patrician beauty and the daughter's sweet face as her mother combs her hair (silver-toned hair brush included).
* These dolls are New and Undisplayed, never removed from original packaging.* Fully hallmarked with hangtag. No COA.
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