Lenci girl felt doll. 1930s tall pressed felt face with…
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Lenci girl felt doll. 1930s tall pressed felt face with straight ahead light brown eyes, accented nostrils and bottom lip, pale peach blush, russet brown mohair ringlet wig. Dressed in a pink organdy full layered gown with ruffed half sleeves and a pleated bodice, white organdy bonnet secured with ribbon around the neck strung with pearls. She is holding a pink felt sewing bag with blue anchor motif. Ruffed bloomer underwear and black felt crossover strap slippers. Original Lenci tag to right wrist. This doll was originally won by Gertrude Alder as a prize for a needlework competition held by J & P Coats Ltd (thread manufacturers) in 1932, hence the addition of a ball of thread and two wooden needles held in her right hand. Comes with a Company notification letter from the advertising department. This desirable doll is in excellent condition notwithstanding the fading to front of the gown. Height 60 cm

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  • Mohair - Mohair is a type of fabric or yarn that is made from the hair of the Angora goat. Mohair is known for its softness, luster, and durability, and it is often used in high-end fashion and textile products.

    The Angora goat is native to Turkey, but it is now raised in many parts of the world, including South Africa, the United States, and Australia. The goats are sheared twice a year to harvest their long, silky hair, which can be up to 30 cm (12 inches) in length.

    The hair is then spun into yarn, which can be woven or knitted into fabrics for clothing, blankets, and other textiles. Mohair is often blended with other fibers, such as wool or silk, to improve its strength and texture.

    Mohair is prized for its softness, which comes from the fine, tightly curled fibers of the Angora goat's hair. The fibre is also naturally lustrous, with a shiny, almost metallic appearance. Mohair is also highly durable and resistant to moisture, making it a popular choice for high-end fashion products such as suits, coats, and evening wear.

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