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Doll

Doll

  • Date:

    1970-1979 (made)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    cotton, felt, mohair, wool, kapok, sewn

  • Museum number:

    MISC.123-1979

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Handmade rag doll of white cotton stuffed with kapok. The head is sewn to the body at the base of the neck. The facial features are embroidered with cotton silks. The thumb is separate and the fingers are indicated by the stitches. All stitching is by hand. The doll’s hair is yellow mohair. The clothes are removable.
Pinafore with pocket, white cotton trimmed with red ribbon.
Dress, blue cotton with two tucks at the hem with button fastenings at the back.
Full length petticoat, white cotton with embroidery at the hem.
Drawers, white cotton with lace at the cuffs.
Socks, red and white knitted wool.
Shoes, black felt. English, 1970-79

Date

1970-1979 (made)

Materials and Techniques

cotton, felt, mohair, wool, kapok, sewn

Dimensions

Height: 43 cm

Object history note

This doll was made by the donor who is handicapped. It was given along with Misc.124-1979, in appreciation of the Kingsgate Day Centre for the Disabled. Made between 1970-79.

Descriptive line

Rag doll representing the character Alice from 'Alice's Adventures in Wonderland'; made in England by Enid Lovell, 1970-9

Materials

Cotton; Felt; Mohair; Kapok

Techniques

Sewn

Collection

Museum of Childhood

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