c1860 · France
France, c1860. Housed in an 8 1/2" x 6 3/4" plain blue booklet that when opened reveals a collection of 25 cut-out paper characters from fashion plates. Each of the characters has been affixed to a page and captioned with the name of an individual and their age. The child who created the book then created hand made costumes for each of the characters. They are meticulously constructed with applied or hand drawn details. - one doll or character Mathilde Louise Baumgarten, 13 years old has 6 costumes. Many are constructed from printed papers while others are watercolor or pen and ink. A charming selection of dolls and costumes.
(Inventory #: 28005127)