Original, RARE antique, c1890s, labeled Arnold Print Works printed cloth doll
This charming, original early, commercially lithograph printed, straw stuffed, cloth doll, with wonderful sensitive features, circa 1892, measures, 16 tall and was patented and manufactured by Arnold Print Works on July 5, 1892 as the printed label on the base shows. This delightful character doll wears a light blue, printed gown and holds a big pink hat in one hand and the other hand is placed to his mouth. He has lovely, printed, (photographic like) clear features with pink lips, broad nose, curly black hair and sweet expressive dark brown eyes. He is in remarkably good condition for his age of over one-hundred years with no damages, no stains or fading and no odors as he is from a smoke free home. See page 8, "Playthings by the Yard"-Whitton for full description. This is not a more recent reproduction renamed, "Blossom" by Toy Works. See last photos for more of these antique dolls all listed separately and not included with this item. He will make an excellent companion for some of your other vintage dolls and teddy bears. (loc 8 & 86 + 1).
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