magical sight this gracious Colombine is! Tonight she is going to the great ball in Venice
with her friend, the bear.
is a 20" Limoges porcelain doll with jointed porcelain head, porcelain breastplate,
full porcelain arms & legs and a cloth body. She has long, curly, brown hair &
beautiful green eyes accented by upper lashes. Her complexion is exquisite and tiny
freckles are splashed across her nose and upper cheeks.
Colombine is wearing an extremely elegant dress on
a jester theme. The skirt has 8 layers which feature overlays of golden mesh, ivory
patterned lace and the last one being gold lace with an intricate pattern & accented
by Swarovski crystals.
The bodice is embroidered with gossamer Calais
lace decorated with Swarovski crystals of celestial colours. The long sleeves are puffed
at the shoulder and accented with gold braid at the cuff as well as the shoulder and
bodice. The top of each sleeve is decorated with lime & lilac bows with pointed ends
(like a jester's costume) & feature gold balls and crystals at the ends. A white net
crinoline with ivory & white lace hem and golden pantaloons are worn under her dress.
Lace stockings and matching shoes with golden tassels complete her outfit. Oh! I almost
forgot! Colombine wears a pointed jester hat outlined in gold braid and sporting 2 golden
tassels. A choker of lime silk with gold braid is her only jewellery. In her left hand,
she holds a golden mask accented by Swarovski crystals on a golden rod with gold lace at
Colombine has her little jointed bear with her to
keep her company. He too is dressed for the part with lilac and lime collar accented with
golden thread and he sports a beige felt hat with large green silk bow on the front.
Colombine is in the 1999 Mundia catalogue. Her
publication in the Mundia catalogue guarantees the authenticity of her, identification for
future generations and her worldwide exclusivity. In addition, the Mundia mark is engraved
at the back of her head.