Poupée de Mode doll 1865
Madame Marie Antoinette Leontine Rohmer operated in Paris,
France from 1857-1880. Rohmer created elegant Poupée de Mode -
Dolls 14 to 18" tall, made with a China or bisque swivel head
kid lined shoulder plate, articulated jointed body of kid leather, usually
with a body stamp of;
ROHMER BREVETE SGDG PARIS.
Earliest dolls have rare gutta percha rubber arms (which by
now may have deteriorated) or arms made of China or bisque, glass eyes or
painted eyes, very detailed eyelids, wigged, blushed cheeks, closed
mouth, elegantly dressed in the latest fashions of the day.
One can admire the elegant lady fashion dolls made by a
remarkable woman, in the male
dominated doll industry of her time.