jpfinn 33" SANTOS DOLL plus 11" Base
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Directory: Antiques: Decorative Art: Folk Art: Pre 1900: item # 1185769
Please refer to our stock # doll 007 when inquiring.
4th of July Antiques
Santa Clara Valley
A Santos or Cage Doll is highly collectible.
Often found in Portuguese or Spanish
These dolls were used in Catholic religious processions.
Often elaborately dressed in beautiful gowns
and topped with golden crowns.
These dolls would occupy a place of
prominence in the home of a wealthy person
The cage could also be used as a sort of
prayer shrine with objects placed
inside the cage.
The doll has GLASS EYES.