23 INCH LINDOLLEY BEBE REPRODUCTION DOLL OUTSTANDING

THIS IS AN OUTSTANDING DOLL BY LINDOLLEY'S DOLLS. IF YOU ARE NOT FAMILIAR WITH THIS DOLL MAKER I SUGGEST YOU VIEW HER WORKS ON HER WEBSITE. THIS DOLL COMES FROM THE ESTATE OF A HUGE COLLECTOR OF ALL FINE DOLLS. SHE IS PREOWNED BUT HAS NOT BEEN HANDLED, THOUGH I BELIEVE SHE HAS BEEN STORED FOR SOME YEARS. SHE LIKELY DATES FROM NOT MORE RECENT THAN THE EARLY 1900' AND POSSIBLEY AS EARLY AS THE 1980'S SHE HAS HER HANG TAG WHICH READS A.T 14. I TAKE THE INITIALS A.T. TO MEAN ANDRE THIELIER, A FRENCH DOLL MAKER OF EARLIER TIMES.IT ALSO READS 14. THE DOLL HAS A COMPOSITION BODY, HER HEAD IS PORCELAIN AS ARE HER HANDS SHE IS JOINTED AT THE ELBOW, SHOULDER, KNEES, HIPS.HER LEGS MIGHT BE A BIT LOOSE. I CANNOT BE CERTAIN. HER HEAD IS PORCELAIN, SHE HAS PIERCED EARS WITH PEOPLE FINE EARRINGS WHICH MATCH OUT LTITLE HAND CROCHET BAG AND OUTFIT. THIS ARTIST USES HUMAN HAIR OR MOHAIR FOR HER WIGS. I BELIEVE THIS WIG IS MOHAIR. HER SHOES ARE LEATHER WITH CROCHET STOCKINGS IN THE SAME COLOR AS HER BAG. SHE IS WEARING BREECHES, AN UNDERDRESS WITH A STIFFENING LAYER, HER DRESS IS ACTUALLY LAYERED AND APPEARS TO BE SILK. SHE HAS A COAT OF VELVET LACE AND OUTSTANDING FABRIC. THIS DOLL MAKER USES THE VERY BEST MATERIALS FOR HER CLOTHING IN WAYS THAT ARE TRUE TO THE ORIGINAL ANTIQUE DOLL. SHE HAS A PADDED BONNET LIKE HAT THAT IS LOVELY ALSO. THIS OUTFIT ... read more