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Few of the companies that made china heads labeled their products with identifying logos or marks. Years later, because doll collectors could not always identify the maker of a doll, they named their dolls according to their hairstyles. Some styles names derived from the famous individuals who made the style popular, people like Dolley Madison, Jenny Lind, Queen Victoria, and Mary Todd Lincoln. Other terms were more a description of the style itself- high brow, low brow, spill curls, and curly top. Other terms have more mysterious origins. Collectors call this hairstyle Countess Dagmar, probably after Princess Dagmar of Denmark who became the wife of Alexander III of Russia and mother of Nicholas II, the last Romanov Russian ruler.The hairstyle is generally characterized by painted comb marks along the temples, a cluster of small curls on the forehead, and a cluster of large curls at the back of the head. Molded pierced ears and fanciful earrings are also distinctive of the Countess Dagmar style.

  • Manufacturer: C. F. Kling & Co.
  • Material: porcelain | glazed | painted | cambric | Sawdust
  • Origin: Germany
  • Style: porcelain | decorated
  • Object ID: 79.8306
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