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  • Object:

    Sindy doll

  • Place of origin:

    China (made)

  • Date:

    1990-1991 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Hasbro, Inc - Hasbro Industries (UK) Ltd (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    soft and hard vinyl; jointed with interior knee joints

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

1. doll; description on following page
2. T-shirt; with long sleeves; white nylon with the print of a panda
holding a bamboo shoot on a dark pink background
3. shorts; dark pink nylon with a multi-coloured panel down each outside leg
4,5. pair of boots; yellow plastic
6. hair decoration; cross of yellow plastic
7,8. pair of earrings; triangular shape; light blue plastic with studs to fit into the holes of the ears
9. badge for a child to wear showing the panda design; self adhesive plastic
10. original packaging; window box of white card; printed in colours to show the titles, details and photographs of the doll and badge.
11. box lining; shaped card printed in greens to which the doll is attached by wire around the ankles and waist and the hair is attached by being sewn through a plastic strip. On the right side the badge is attached to a cutout and raised panel.

Place of Origin

China (made)


1990-1991 (made)


Hasbro, Inc - Hasbro Industries (UK) Ltd (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

soft and hard vinyl; jointed with interior knee joints

Marks and inscriptions

bar code on packaging - 5 010995 013911


Height: 32.7 cm, Width: 11.5 cm, Depth: 5.1 cm

Object history note

References: copyright 1990 for the 1991 market

Bought January 1993 from Woolworth PLC; price £8.99. There had been a major court case between Mattel Inc and the makers of the Sindy Doll, Hasbros which resulted in the proposed remodelling of the latter's doll. A group was purchased at this time to show the differences and similarities between the teenage dolls of the period.

Price: £8.99

Descriptive line

Wonderful World Sindy; China; 1990/91

Production Note

Made by: Hasbro Inc., division of Hasbro Bradley UK Ltd


Museum of Childhood

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