Welsh costume doll garments

Each component and garment has been allocated a page, with detailed descriptions and images.

Fabrics
Although some of the woollen fabrics appear to be very similar to fabrics used in adult costumes, few have been processed into flannel and thus have no nap.

Bodies
Most of the dolls could not be undressed without cutting threads which held the costumes in place, so there are no photographs the bodies but there are brief descriptions of those parts of the bodies (head, hands and feet) which were visible and x-rays, which show the outline of the structures with metal connections, were taken.
Help is required in dating the bodies.

 

 

 

 

 

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