Clothed Wax From Nancy, XIX Century

The wax figurine is like a little doll in a baptism dress and holding a cross.

Painted eyes.

The hair is natural and implanted in a very special way.

The head and hands of the characters are made of hard wax, the body is padded and then dressed in rich fabrics.

The decorations were created with colored papers, fabric, foam. The whole is protected by a glass globe.

In Paris, a workshop would also have specialized in the creation of this type of objects.

Cloistered nuns also made such devotional objects.


19th century

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