The head and hands are made of Celluloid* and the elegant clothes are original: black velvet dress with gold cords, embroidered cotton kerchief, silk waistcoat, satin blouse with embroidered sleeve ends, embroidered cotton petticoat and breeches, embroidered cotton socks and leather shoes. The body is made of padded fabric. The Petitcollin hallmark (eagle's head) is visible on the back of the neck.

Please note: the fabric of the waistcoat is slightly untucked at the back, the right sleeve of the dress is untucked at shoulder height and there are stains at the height of the right knee (see photos 6 and 7).

Dimensions: head height 8 cm, total height 37 cm
Weight: 260 g (480 g with shipment packaging)

All about Petitcollin:  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Petitcollin

* Celluloid is a plastic made from a solid solution of nitrocellulose (cellulose nitrate) and camphor. It was the first plastic made by man around 1856; as it is a registered name, it is written with a capital letter.

Centenary Petitcollin doll in fair condition, 1920s

  • Brand: Petitcollin
  • Product Code: Antiquités-jeux
  • Availability: 1
  • € 280.00


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