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Dated 1776


A hand-made eighteenth century paper doll with her hair arranged in stiff curls with a ‘banging chignon’ together with a wardrobe of three hand-painted and tabbed dresses all with bustles and five stylish hats, two complete with resplendent feathers.

Discovered within a paper wrapping and hand-written label reading ‘From Mrs Panchen date of 1776’.

Item Ref. 5576a

Size: doll, 180mm (7ΒΌ" high)

Provenance: Lathbury Family, Suffolk