Connecting Past Treasures Into Imaginative Creations Today

Do you remember the Mother Goose ~ nursery rhyme story of three little kittens who lost their mittens and didn't know where to find them?   Well, this post isn't about kittens loosing their mittens, but about dolly loosing her mitten.  Oh dear, she didn't know where to find the one.  She looked high and low and nary did it appear. So this one little mitten has languished tucked away...

What Fun ~ A Pair Asian Oriental 1920s Sewing Doll Pincushion Composition Head Painted Features

What Fun ~ A Pair Asian Oriental 1920s Sewing Doll Pincushion Composition Head Painted Features
I just loved these dolls when I found them, really not knowing just what they were until I started to do some peeking.  Then I really was fascinated when I discovered the dolls were actually for sewing, with the bodies for a pincushion.  Also a compartment for a thimble and one for embroidery scissors.The pair are Asian, Oriental. Possibly of Japanese origin. Dating from the 1920s, the d...