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Bride doll with wax face and porcelain arms and legs

Probably made by Peirotti in England, c. 1880.
Porcelain bride doll with pink-toned wax face, wearing fabric and lace bridal dress. Black boots are painted on.

The doll has inset blue eyes, blue bead drop earrings and short blond hair which adheres to her head. Horsehair padded body with plaster arms and legs.

The jacket is of cream silk satin and has a fitted bodice with 8 small white buttons down the centre front opening. There is a fabric flower corsage at the neck, short puff sdleeves, deep lace trim at sleeves around the hem and neck.

The skirt is cream silk satin with a bustle and train, gathered skirt with atached overskirt with gathered lace frill. Main skirt fully overlaid with tiered cream laxe, train has 3 tiers of heavy cotton lace frill and two pleated satin frills. it is fully lined with glazed cotton calico.

There are three petticoats: a half slip gathered at the waist of cotton poplin with two tucks around the hem and cotton broderie anglaise trim, knee length stiffened cotton with padded bust roll, half slip of crocheted pink wool with cream trim at hem, patched with small pink cotton squares.

The drawers are of fine cotton, knee length with one tuck at the hem and cotton broderie anglaise trim.
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