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Title(s):

Molly's favourite doll = Molly's Lieblingspüppchen = La poupée favorite de Molly.

Additional Title(s):

Molly's Lieblingspüppchen

Poupée favorite de Molly

Published/Created:
[Germany] : [publisher not identified], [ca. 1850]
Physical Description:
1 paper doll (9 pieces) ; in box 15 x 13 x 3 cm
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
GV1199 .M65 1850 Flat
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Three-Dimensional Artifacts
Notes:
Title from box top, which bears a hand-colored lithograph depicting the title character, with floral border.
Paper doll, with six sets of dress (one including a separate hat) and a wooden stand. All pieces are lithographically printed and hand-colored, with varnish. The paper doll (wearing petticoats) and dresses are two-sided. The two sides of each dress are glued together along one of the side edges, allowing the dresses to slide over the doll.
The costumes include: [1] a bright yellow dress and blue jacket, with hands holding an illustrated book; [2] a purple dress, with hands holding a green parasol and pulling on yellow gloves; [3] a red dress with blue trim and lace bodice, with hands holding a watering-can and poesy of flowers; [4] a light brown dress, with hands holding a hoop and stick; [5] a blue evening dress, with hands holding a red rose; and [6] a green evening dress with pearl necklace, gloved hands, and a matching hat.
Subject Terms:
Amusements -- 19th century.
Clothing and dress.
Dresses -- Great Britain -- 19th century.
Fashion.
Form/Genre:
Paper dolls.
Toys.
Recreations -- Great Britain.
Lithographs -- Hand-colored -- 1850.
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