Doll dressed in elaborate clothing. Dress is red with thick embroidered border stitched on with a gold work trim on either sides. Gold embossed apron on top with same gold work trim as the dress embroidery band. Thick cuffs with lace trimmings. Cross around the doll’s neck. Wearing a lace hat which is held in place by a heart affixed to the doll’s costume. Attached label reads “Quimper (Old costume) Brittany, France”. Quimper is the oldest Breton city.

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