Now rumour has it that Dilys and Phyllis belonged to the same soldier! That could well be true as they both have the same patch of mohair stitched to their hearts. Could this soldier have been given them by 2 separate sweethearts? Who will ever know!
Dilys is 3 1/2" tall and made from very pale pink longish spiky mohair. Of course most of that is now plucked or shortened. She has been given lots of hand shading, waxing and stitching for a "well loved" look.
She has blue glass eyes and a very sparsely embroidered, waxed nose and she is fully cotterpin jointed. Dilys is filled with kapok and steel shot.