Maria Amalia is Global Glamour Portugal, a fabulous One Of a Kind Barbie® from the Global Glamour Collection, designed by Carlyle Nuera.
This amazing doll donated by Mattel© was presented to all at the Portuguese Doll Convention on Saturday 7th, 2018.
Maria Amalia is a modern inspiration on a portuguese typical costume, and represents a part of the history of the country.
The white blouse is used underneath because in the upper part is placed a kind of jacket without sleeves, embroidered has a foral pattern. leaving the blouse locate below.
With regard to the accessories, on the hair, women usually wear a red beautiful scarf that fits perfectly with the rest of the suit and big gold earings made with typical motives.
The costume pieces that were captured and inspired Maria Amalia Barbie® doll were the black bodice embroidered with floral motifs, the white blouse, the gold earings and the scarf on the head. Black, white and red coulours with big gold accessories are the most present motives mixed in a modern and dolly representation.
Although this costume was used for many years, these days the original is still used on special occasions, especially in the most important festivities in Minho.
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