The craftsmen of the Georgian Era made marvelous art work. "Genevieve" is a reproduction of one of the most
beautiful wooden Queen Anne Dolls made in that period.
She is a large doll, 24" tall,
(she is just 1/2 inch shy of her older sis.)
I dressed my doll in exquisite early textiles that date back to the 18th century, including the fabulous French torchon metal trim that I used to decorate her robe and stomacher. Please scroll down to see more pictures of Genevieve, she is a wonderful replica of the original doll.
dowel and pin jointing at thighs and knees.
19th c. Black pupil-less glass eyes with finely painted
Dress: Italian silk brocade with gold metallic embroidery.
Stomacher and dress front panel: English brocade, with gold and silver metallic embroidery .
Wonderful examples of 18th c. textiles
Apron: Ottoman, 19th c.
The off-white linen ground is embroidered with
silk and copper threads.
This is a rare, exquisite, beautiful torchon metal trim,
Origin: France, XVIIIème
Lace-up half-boots in a lovely light blue color.
In the beginning of the 19th c. boots gradually
became acceptable for women.
Material: English 19th c. Silk