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Paper Dolls Inspired by the Clothing Collection of the Missouri Historical Society
Paper Dolls Inspired by Clothing Collection of Missouri Historical Society
Paper Dolls Inspired by the Clothing Collection of the Missouri Historical Society

For hundreds of years, the paper doll has been a beloved toy. But beyond being simple playthings, paper dolls have a secret history, an exciting connection to the adult world of high fashion.

The Missouri History Museum has illustrated some of the most beautiful clothing from its collection to create this one-of-a-kind paper doll book. Ranging in date from 1730 to 1908, these clothes, and the accompanying text, tell the stories of the people and places they touched.

"This is a beautifully organized and printed book! The historic concept is super...."
-Cornerstones

2006
32 pages
5 black and white illustrations, plus 4 dolls and 30 costumes
ISBN: 978-1-883982-59-1, $5.95, paper
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