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Walking Doll Blonde

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Walking Doll Blonde

200,00

Walking Doll Blonde. Walking doll (moving legs moves head sideways). Paperboard body and  head. This doll arrived in my hands with the loss of some fingers which have been reconstructed leaving it in perfect condition. Fixs and glass eyes; mothern wig hair. Measures about 57cm.

 

The Stone Cardboard Dolls

In many cases included in the classification of Composition dolls

Cardboard-stone or papier- maiché is defined in a dictionary of the late nineteenth century as: “a durable material made of paper pulp containing a mixture of pulp, oil, resin or other substances, from glued sheets of paper and pressed “.

Glue is added to the paper pulp as a binder. In some cases mud or flour was also added to achieve rigidity and solidity.

The word ” papier- maiché ” is used in English, French and German. Walking Doll Blonde

One of the first references to papier-mâché dolls is in Fournier’s “History of Children’s Games.” “The first dolls used a mixture of clay, paper and chalk called ‘carton-pierre’ (literally ‘stone cardboard’).”

In the area of ​​Germany this material was known as “cardboard-pâté” (cardboard paste or papier-mâché) where it was poured into the molds of the dolls.

In the. XVIII it was discovered that papier- maiché dolls could be produced en masse, by a process of pressing the dough made into molds on the parts of the dolls.

It was assumed that this process was introduced to Sonnerberg from Paris, laid the foundations of large industry. Walking Doll Blonde

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