Little Ladies of Fashion Paper Dolls of the Victorian and Edwardian Eras
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Norma Lu Meehan, the talented paper doll artist whose specialty is historic costume has created a unique book commemorating a choice of antique-like fashion dolls. The dolls were designed and executed by John Burbidge, head bridal designer for Priscilla of Boston. He calls his exquisite little ladies Les Petites Dames de Mode. They’re housed in the Ventfort Hall Musuem in Lenox, MA.
This new double-sized paper doll book is a labor of love by Norma Lu with 16 pages of outfits rendered so meticulously that you’ll be able to almost feel the luxurious fabrics and extravagant trims of the Victorian and Edwardian eras. There are gorgeous ball gowns, smart daytime outfits, a wedding gown and a negligee, all captured with exacting detail a good way to delight serious fashion historians and charm paper doll collectors. Each and every outfit is annotated.
Four Little Lady paper dolls represent the fashion epochs featured in Mr. Burbidge’s ordinary choice of latest creations which can be easily improper for genuine antiques. This book is a will have to for fashion history enthusiasts.
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