Italian Costume Doll with Bisque Head. H. 11”.
Identifying marks incised Italy 1/8.
Paper mache body. Bisque socket head with dark brown stationary glass eyes and open mouth with four teeth. Wearing a flannel headdress. Mohair wig in original style. Pale bisque head with inset dark brown pupil less eyes, and open mouth with four tiny teeth. Lightweight molded composition body with slim legs and ending in molded boots. Ethnic costume with blouse velvet brown waist cincher, and ribbon with skirt and apron. Probably from the 1920’s. Unplayed with condition.