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Oct 15, 2007

Papier-mache doll


"There were many methods and formulae for its composition, but all were based on raw paper pulp moistened with water. To this a filler such as flour, meal, sand, clay, whiting or chalk was added, and a binder was used to hold the substances together, this was usually an animal glue or a gelatinous material like starch paste or gum arabic. It was a cheap, strong substance..."

- The collector`s encyclopedia of toys & dolls-

1 comments:

Mica Garbarino 19/10/07  

wow that is really neat!!! love that dolly there too!!!

Mica

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