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Pincushion Dolls

Pincushion dolls are not really dolls and often were not even pincushions. Some collectors use the term "half-doll." The top half of each doll was made of porcelain. The edge of the half-doll was made with several small holes for thread, and the doll was stitched to a fabric body with a voluminous skirt. The finished figure was used to cover a hot pot of tea, powder box, pincushion, whisk broom, or lamp. They were made in sizes from less than an inch to over 9 inches high. Pincushion dolls were often hand-painted. Most date from the early 1900s to the 1950s. Collectors often find just the porcelain doll without the fabric skirt.

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strkey:pincushion-dolls
metakey:Pincushion Dolls
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Details
Price
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Pattern or Item
Arm Raised
Category
Description
Gray Hair, Blue Ribbon In Hair, Ruffle On Dress, 3 1/4 In.
Year Priced
1997

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