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Lyda Salmonowa, Ballerina

I love to look at old photos, and it seems they're always reminding me of boudoir dolls. This postcard of Lyda Salmonowa instantly made me think of a wax half doll I have. So, here they are together.

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  1. This ballerina half doll looks so elegant and dainty. What are her legs made out of? Are her stockings made from metallic thread?

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  2. Her legs are wax covered with metallic lace and thread.

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