The Duchess

By Salvage Art Sweetheart

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Under the moniker Salvage Art Sweetheart, L.A. based artist Marsha Perloff creates assemblage art dolls from soulful found objects, salvaged materials, and vintage textiles and notions.

The Duchess is an assemblage art doll inspired by the real Duchess of Devonshire, Georgina Cavendish. From Wikipedia: "The Duchess of Devonshire was a celebrated beauty and a socialite who gathered around her a large circle of literary and political figures—a salon. She was also an active political campaigner in an age when women's suffrage was still over a century away." She created this one-of-a-kind doll by hand using a variety of recycled, salvaged, vintage, and cast-off items including an amazing and rare Art Deco talc tin with stunning period graphics, an antique, hand-painted porcelain doll head excavated from behind a doll factory in the German countryside that ceased operation in the 1920s, antique lamp parts and hardware, and vintage costume jewelry.

Measures: 11” from head to toe, Arms are bendable.

Shipping rates: $20 US; $50 Worldwide.

Delivery Time: 1-3 Days US; 6-10 Days Worldwide.

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