year is 1910, and bustles are gone. The fashion
line of the Belle Époque Era is a smooth silhouette, tiny
waist, and straight skirt that will eventually evolve
into a hobble skirt. Ropes of pearls and jewels,
and outrageously huge hats are all the rage, and when it
comes to opulence, "more is better."
is my original sculpture, and shown here costumed in an
elegant gown of peach silk and tissue silk
jacquard. Tiny antique Italian beads and Austrian crystals embellish the gown, and create the beaded
choker necklace that was made popular by Princess
Alexandra, who inspired many of the fashion trends of
the day. Penelope
measures 5 1/2" in height.
will be producing a signed, numbered edition of 6
Penelope dolls as shown here. They are available
contact Daisy's for more details on Penelope using the