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Composition Baby brand Giol

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Composition Baby brand Giol


Composition Baby brand Giol. A Spanish doll with a head of pasta and a body of clothes from the 1940s.  This doll arrived in my hands with drooping eyes, with the loss of a finger on the right hand and a small crack on the leg,. It has been restored to be impeccable. The eyes are made of glass and are pendulous.

The body is in perfect condition and the extremities are separated. Clothing is custom-made. It measures about 60 cm.

It is marked on the head with a rhombus and underneath the initials ES.

Juan Giol Widow brand dolls

Unbreakable pasta dolls, newborns, babys, walking dolls, etc. Company represented by José Palouzié. He exhibited at the X Official International Trade Fair in Barcelona in 1942 and at the XI Fair in 1943. The heads are marked VG inside a rhombus.

The Composition Dolls

In many cases, when talking about composition dolls, dolls made of different materials such as papier- maiché, or celluloid and other materials were included.

But experts will create the actual classification of Composition Dolls in those dolls where the head was made of a mixture of glue and wood paste; as a result a material of great durability.

Also called “composition” dolls are those whose body is made of papier- maiché . Composition Baby brand Giol

Papier maché or stone cardboard has been used in dolls since the early 18th century. Much information has been found in the patent documents of the various manufacturing workshops.

Each doll maker had their own “secret” formula for composition. Very few “recipes” have successfully overcome the ravages of time. Surely its basis was the use of papier-mâché or cloths. Composition Baby brand Giol

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All of the products on offer are selected according to quality criteria for materials and finishes. We always try to serve the piece with the maximum speed. We offer the possibility of personalised Restoration and/or Conservation quotations. Contact me for more information.

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