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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

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

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

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

SOLD

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

WONDERFUL SPUN COTTON BABY WITH BOTTLE ORNAMENT

A sweet spun cotton baby holding her cotton bottle. Dressed in a crepe paper printed dress and bonnet. She has a scrap face. There are a few small tears at the bottom of her dress and minor age discoloration to the cotton.Otherwise, she is in excellent condition. Additional photos are attached by the magnifying glass icon.

C. 1890-1900,  German

4 1/2" Height

SWEET BROWN BONNET BABY WITH COTTON SKIRT ORNAMENT

A sweet embossed scrap of a baby in a brown 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

LARGE SPUN COTTON CLOWN ORNAMENT WITH CREPE PAPER COSTUME

A rare, charming, large spun cotton clown with a hand painted composition mask face. He is dressed in a red and gold crepe paper costume. There are minor tears on each sleeve. His suit and hat have round paper buttons. There is a tiny chip on the tip of his nose and chin and some smudging and discoloration to the cotton from age and handling. A fantastic piece! Additional photos are attached by the magnifying glass icon.

C. 1890,  German

7 1/4" Height

BEAUTIFUL SPUN COTTON BISQUE HEAD FLAPPER GIRL ORNAMENT

SOLD

A beautiful spun cotton flapper girl with a bisque head and hand painted face. She has a brunette mohair wig. Her dress and slippers are yellow/gold silk, trimmed with gold metallic edges. She has a bow at the side of her dress. She has a yellow/gold crepe paper petticoat and the skirt is also decorated with a silver open weave net apron. Her hat is also crepe paper covered with the netting. There is an incised mark at the back of her neck which looks like M 7010. The cotton has very slight discoloration from age and this great piece is in overall excellent condition. Additional photos are attached by the magnifying glass icon.

C. 1915-1920,  German

6" Height