During the 18th century, French fashion dolls dubbed Big and Little Pandoras were sent all over Europe, displaying the exact clothing to wear at formal functions The dolls were exact replicas of fashionable French ladies.
English pandora of turned, carved and jointed wood, 1755-1760. Pandoras were used from the 14th century to convey the latest fashions among the courts of Europe. This wooden figure is dressed in a silk sack back robe with matching petticoat and stomacher. She wears all the accessories and underpinnings of a fashionable lady of the late 1750s.