Wednesday, September 28, 2011
The 1930 Lenci catalog shows this doll as #165/27. Some collectors refer to her as the "Garden Lady."
Thursday, September 22, 2011
Wednesday, September 21, 2011
Monday, September 19, 2011
This French boudoir doll has seen better days, but thanks to Sue, she is well on her way to seeing those brighter days again. Below, are photos of the first phases of restoration.
The stain on the French boudoir doll, below, has been successfully reduced. Check out the before and after photos for the dramatic results.
Thursday, September 15, 2011
Here is an old photo of guys holding their carnival prizes; stuffed animals and boudoir dolls. Two of the dolls are males, wearing military uniforms - a soldier and a sailor. They have composition heads, arms and legs with cloth bodies. Below is an example of a doll like in the photo.