The Portuguese Doll

In 1900 my grandmother was born. She was brought up in Portugal and completely isolated from other children, spending all her time with her governess. At 8 years old a friend of her mothers gave her a doll, dressed completely in the Portuguese costume of the time. The doll was called[…]

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     Antique Doll Repair now has a facebook  page to help to keep you in touch with changes in the doll world. I will try to keep this updated with news of doll events, research and articles. Stories that cover their history and family stories. Do share your posts if[…]

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