French china-head doll by Sevres, c. 1918.

Two French lady dolls in bisque from the 1870s.

This diminutive German china head lady with peg-jointed wooden body, c. 1850, has an extensive wardrobe.

A mid 19th century wooden matron tends her well equipped stove.

Ivory head Eskimo wearing the woman's traditional facial tattoos, by Mary Echak of Alaska, 1989.