Each (approx.): 5 1/2 x 2 in. (14 x 5.1 cm)
printed: on reverse of each: "BARBOUR'S / IRISH FLAX / THREADS. / ESTABLISHED / 1784. / ONE HUNDRED ELEVEN / YEARS OF PROGRESS. / 1895. / THE / Strongest, Smoothest / and BEST / LINEN THREAD / IN THE / WORLD. / COPYRIGHT, 1895, / THE BARBOUR BROS CO."
Eleven chromolithographed paper dolls representing children in fanciful dress and in period costumes. They are each made of a single piece of die-cut card, when folded, the doll's head pops out and the clothing folds to form the front and back of the costume.
Gift of Miss Constance Sherman
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