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This little treasured sawdust doll...
This little treasured sawdust doll was in my 90 year old grandmother's things where she lived her whole life in Louisiana...What can you possibly tell me about it? I wonder what her story could be? Thanks (trying to attach a pic)
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Antique Expert: Nora, Expert in Fine and Decorative Arts: Renaissance through Contemporary replied 3 years ago
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My name is ***** ***** I am here to help with your question.
At your convenience, please send more photos.
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Antique Expert: Nora, Expert in Fine and Decorative Arts: Renaissance through Contemporary replied 3 years ago
Hi ,
Thank you for the image.
Please allow me some time to look these over for you.
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Antique Expert: Nora, Expert in Fine and Decorative Arts: Renaissance through Contemporary replied 3 years ago
Hello,
In terms of story on this doll - could you please clarify what information you are seeking on this item?
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