#13 A Huret Poupee. Or anything Huret... bebe, accessories, clothing... whatever. Adelaide Huret is easily the most important name in the world of the French poupees and is an icon to all things French and beautiful in the 19th century. Hey, she came before Coco, fyi. Thirty essential antique dolls every collector should own. www.theriaults.com/
Of fine white cotton,the hand-stitched dress features rounded neckline,wide bretelles that partially covered the short sleeves,fitted bodice,set-in waist band,panels of horizontal tucking on the skirt. The dress is decorated with delicately embroidered sheer cotton scalloping at neckline,bretelles and sleeves,and generous brown soutache embroidery.
16 1/2" Child doll, unknown maker, back view - sold by Carmel Doll Shop