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2007-12-29 19:36:38
Glossary
Biscuit White unenameled porcelain which is fired in an oven and has the grain of marble. It comes from the word «bis-cuit» which means twice baked. Wax Wax dolls were once very popular and have come back, thanks to very talented artists who favor this technique. NIADA Despite its name, the (...)

2007-12-29 19:35:11
Anecdotes
Reaching Puberty At puberty, young girls during Antiquity gave away their dolls to the goddess Artemisia. It was a way of renouncing childhood games. National Treasure On May 1st 1889, in Rome, a doll was found in the sarcophagus of the young Crepeieia Tryphaena. It came with its own set of (...)

2007-12-29 19:26:21
Contemporary Art Doll
Defining what art dolls are can be difficult for the layman as well as artists themselves since the dolls we usually know are play dolls, victorian or boudoir dolls, or colorful cloth dolls made by our mothers, relatives or local artisans. The introduction, over the past 20 years, of a new (...)

2007-12-29 19:18:05
Dolls through History
As far back as we can go in time, dolls have been a part of human imagination. Sometimes votive figures, sometimes toys or collectibles, they survived fashion trends through the ages, pleasing all those who cherished and still cherish them. The First Dolls In fact, dolls were born long before (...)



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