Provence

Venus doll, representing Nice, purchased on EBay in 2003.

She was first bought in Oran in 1940, in "La Samaritaine" store.

Very detailed costume: flat straw hat, striped skirt, black apron..

Papier-maché head, rhodoïd hands, cloth body.

 

Height: 42 cm (16.8")

 

 

 

Toulon, 198?

Provence costume.

Height: about 20 cm

 

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Small doll wearing the Arles costume.

Chateau d'If, Marseille, 198?

Height: about 15 cm (6")

 

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See specific pages about "santons" - Nativity dolls.

Santons are a sub-collection of mine.