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WONDERFUL SPUN COTTON PEASANT GIRL ORNAMENT

A wonderful spun cotton peasant girl with paper hands, a composition face, and mohair wig. She is dressed in a crepe paper dress with puffy sleeves and a red and white striped underdress. There is a crepe paper "babushka" on her head. The back of her dress is discolored from old candle wax drippings and has a small tear. She is an early, great ornament. Additional photos are attached by the magnifying glass icon.

C. 1890-1900,  German

4" Height

GREAT SPUN COTTON PEASANT LADY ORNAMENT

A great spun cotton peasant lady in a paper bonnet. Her composition face is beautiful with a wonderful expression as she shows off her eyeglasses and one tooth! Her colorful floral crepe paper shawl and beautiful plaid crepe skirt surely make a fashion statement on the farm. The top of her bonnet has a repair and she has little paper hands. Overall, she is in excellent condition. Additional photos are attached by the magnifying glass icon.

C. 1890-1900,  German

5 1/4" Height

RARE COTTON CLOWN GIRL ORNAMENT

This is a very rare pressed cotton clown girl with a pink crepe paper collar and a chenille trim around the bottom of her hat. She has wonderful whimsical paper hands and a very cute composition face with side glancing googly eyes. There are dark brown spots that decorate her suit and hat. Little bits of her thin wire armature show behind her right hand and on the side of her right leg. It is barely noticeable and does not detract from the ornament. Her face is a little smudged and shows her age, but overall she is in excellent  condition and a great addition to any collection. Additional photos are attached by the magnifying glass icon.

C. 1900,  German

4 1/2" Height

BEAUTIFUL SMALL SPUN COTTON LADY WITH A SCRAP FACE ORNAMENT

A lovely spun cotton lady with an embossed scrap face, trimmed with blue cotton on the collar of her coat, the bottom of her coat and around the edge of her tall hat. Her skirt is crepe paper and she holds a bit of greenery on her right arm. There is some very minor age discoloration, but overall she is in in excellent condition. Additional photos are attached by the magnifying glass icon.

C. 1890-1900

4" Height

A GREAT SPUN COTTON BATHING BEAUTY ORNAMENT

This is a great spun cotton bathing "beauty" in a Victorian brown crepe paper bathing suit and swim cap. She has the whimsical paper hands and a composition face that shows her sunburned cheeks and big red lips. Red crepe paper forms her belt and collar trim. There are a few tiny tears on her suit and what appears to be old wax drippings that show some discoloration. There is a tiny repair on the tip of her nose which is barely noticeable. A fantastic and comical Victorian ornament! Additional photos are attached by the magnifying glass icon.

C. 1890-1900,  German

5" Height

BEAUTIFUL ANGEL IN A COTTON SKIRT ORNAMENT

This is a beautiful small embossed angel in a cotton batting skirt. Adorned with a red dresden rosette at the top of her head and a tinsel spray. There is a dark silver dresden rosette on her skirt and a RARE rainbow tinsel spray. A fantastic piece in excellent condition. Additional photos are attached by the magnifying glass icon.

C. 1890,  German

5 1/2" Height

VERY RARE SPUN COTTON GIRL SKIER ORNAMENT

A very rare and beautiful spun cotton girl skier with a paper mache mask face with hand painted details. She is in a cotton batting snowsuit with gold chenille trim. Her skipole and skiis are wood and one ski appears to have an old glued repair. It is very stable and secure. The bottom of her skirt has some discoloration and wear from handling and age, but overall she is in excellent condition. She is a probable mate to the boy skier ornament which is also listed. Additional photos are attached by the magnifying glass icon.

C. 1900,  German

4 1/2" Height

GREAT EARLY SPUN COTTON CHINESE MAN WITH LANTERN ORNAMENT

A great, early spun cotton Chinese man with a composition head and handpainted features. His hair and long braid are wool. His outfit is tan crepe paper with an orange band at the bottom. He carries a little paper lantern. Except for some very minor wear to his feet, he is in excellent condition. Additional photos are attached by the magnifying glass icon.

C. 1890.  German

4 1/4" Height

LOVELY PINK BONNET BABY WITH COTTON SKIRT ORNAMENT

A lovely embossed scrap of a baby in a pink bonnet with a cotton skirt and gold tinsel spray. There are some minor spots of discoloration on the cotton due to age and handling. Otherwise, in excellent condition. Additional photos are attached by the magnifying glass icon.

C. 1880-1890,  German

5 1/2" Height

RARE EARLY SPUN COTTON RUNNING RUGBY PLAYER

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An early spun cotton running rugby  player holding a blue ball. He wears a brown crepe paper cap, painted red cotton socks and has brown crepe paper buttons on his uniform. One button is missing. His facial features are delicately handpainted. Some minor discoloration from age and handling, but overall in excellent condition. Additional photos are attached by the magnifying glass icon.

C. 1890-1900,  German

4 1/2" Height