Directly picked out of an old Portland, Maine attic is this wonderful untouched French fashion doll by Eugene Barrois. This doll is marked on the front of the shoulder plate and retaining its original clothes as found in the suitcase. The doll has never been restored, touched, or altered in any way etc. A pure attic find seldom seen today.
The doll has kid leather just above the elbow with one hand requiring a finger to be reattached. There is a small split on the kid leather just below the cotton arm attachment. Both shoulders have been reinforced during its lifetime.The stitching for the individual toes is intact. Light toning from age on the body. A fresh-to-the-market doll that warrants your interest. The doll retains its original old teal green heavy cotton dress that has some moth or insect holes but never affected the body of the doll. This doll comes with two hats, earmuffs, muff, two brown shoes, one white shoe, pantaloons, three slips. She was dressed for a Maine winter. The condition of the clothing is as follows: the teal green dress has small holes from moths etc; the black shawl is missing its button, black fabric has minor curly material missing, the pantaloons and the slips have toning and some surface dirt, the socks have some small holes, the brown shoes are missing the soles - one sole needs to be reattached, one white shoe no matching shoe, the hats have surface toning and the flowers are a little misshapen from storage, one of the hats has the ribbons frayed. We believe the muffs were made in Maine during Chester Greenwood's time - the inventor of the earmuffs. There is one slip that appears to have been not original to the doll. Comes with an original blonde that needs restyling.
The face paint is intact with no issues. Light surface dirt from storage.
We will provide additional photos upon request. Rare Civil Ware Era Eugene Barrois 24 French Portrait Face Poupee Fashion Doll. Rare Civil War Era Eugene Barrois 24 French Portrait Face Poupee Fashion Doll. Auctiva offers Free Image Hosting and Editing. The item "Rare Civil War Era Eugene Barrois 24 French Portrait Face Poupee Fashion Doll" is in sale since Sunday, September 19, 2021.This item is in the category "Dolls & Bears\Dolls, Clothing & Accessories\Dolls & Doll Playsets". The seller is "geraldbell" and is located in Falmouth, Maine. This item can be shipped worldwide.