Romania Sibiu Saxon Doll by Arta Crisana
Romanian peasant doll dressed in Saxon costume from the Sibiu county. Saxons were German ethnic people, some of them migrated to Romania during the 13th century. Marked 'Coop Arta Crisana Oradea, Taranca Sasa Sibiu' (Taranca Sasa Sibiu meaning Peasant Woman Saxon Sibiu') Size around 21 cm without stand.
Arta Crisana was founded in 1968 and is located in Oradea. This company is specialized in producing folk art like regional dolls, traditional costumes and rugs.