This is from a collection of dolls I found at my mother's apartment. Not knowing anything about the dolls, I did my best to research.
My conclusion is that this is South American, which is how I originally posted the description. But I just received the message below in an email, and am thinking that Maria knows... so.... thanks Maria!
My name is Maria and i live in Portugal.
These doll is from, Portugal, Nazaré and is a fish seller.
Is not from South America.
The doll has opening and closing eyes and an empty basket on her head. Pleated dress with an apron, petticoat and a black head scarf beneath the basket. Her arms and legs are movable. No manufacturer markings. Good condition - except for the pesky detail that the head is detached from the body. I considered gluing the head myself, but not knowing the value of these dolls, I didn't want to risk damaging something you might cherish.
Priced low in view of the necessary work. Do you know a good, loving doll hospital?
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