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RARE All-Original Italian Felt Set with piglets, Lenci Italy.
Boy and Girl carrying Original wooden pigs.
1930s Set, unplayed-with, in nearly mint condition.
Each one carries its Original carved wooden pig with blue polka dots, blue eyes and curly tail.
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Boy's wooden shoes
Girl's wooden shoes
Back of girl's neck showing Lenci zig-zag stitching
Back of boy's neck showing Lenci zig-zag stitching
The Lenci dolls have felt heads, pressed and oil-painted facial features, jointed arms and legs.
The girl has large brown side-glancing eyes, arched brown brows, vibrant auburn mohair hair is peeking out from under her headscarf, "O"-shaped lips. She is wearing a three quarter sleeved red felt dress with felt dot decorations, flounced petticoat and flounced pantalets with red felt trimmings. A cream with multi colored print headscarf is tied under her chin and looped across and under arms, tied at the back. Wooden heeled shoes secured with red felt ties around the ankle.
The boy has large brown side-glancing eyes with curly lashes, there is a blue area under right eye. Arched brows, "O" shaped lips, light brown mohair hair.
He is wearing his all-original felt costume of three quarter sleeved, red felt ric-rac trimmed marine blue tunic (there is a tiny hole on right shoulder) with red felt ric-rac trim and wool decoration and tassel at the neckline, and red felt ric-rac trim across the shoulders at the back, black felt pants with red felt trim, wooden clog shoes, red cap.
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9.5" All-Original Set of Boy and Girl Lenci 1930s with Piglets