One of a kind hand made Victorian fashion paper dolls. The two (side view) dolls, also have a wardrobe of seven tissue crepe paper dresses that are so superbly crafted. I marvel at the expertly manipulated construction of the clothes.
It, indeed, took nimble fingers to make narrow and wide pleats, tiny pockets with handkerchiefs showing, sleeves with poofs and gathers and pleated ruffles. Dating from the later 1890’s, The garments include a ball gown, a dressing gown, accented with paper lace, day dresses and walking suits.