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Winged girl - MASTERS OF THE UNIVERSE

MASTERS OF THE UNIVERSE

  • Object:

    Winged girl

  • Date:

    © 1986;1986-1987 (made)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    moulded injection plastic; jointed at neck; shoulders; waist; hips; elastic stringing

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Jermaine Dacas

  • Museum number:

    B.77:1-1994

  • Gallery location:

    Museum of Childhood, Creativity Gallery, case 13 []

Physical description

1. figure of a girl in moulded plastic of pink; white and blue. The head is formed into a face below the face of a white eagle whic continues down the back to a triple wing arrangement of orange and blue plastic. The right and left wings will spring open.
2. staff; white plastic moulded with an eagle design on the top; marked 1787-2123

Date

© 1986;1986-1987 (made)

Materials and Techniques

moulded injection plastic; jointed at neck; shoulders; waist; hips; elastic stringing

Marks and inscriptions

© MATTEL INC 1986 Hong Kong New for 1987

Object history note

References: Mattel 1985 Catalogue. Masters of the Universe is a boy's fantasy toy group consisting of men; equipment and vehicles based on a main character - HE-MAN. It is said to represent the struggle between good and evil.

Bought by the donor between 1983 and 1987. Mr Dacas was born 17/10/73 and saved his pocket money to buy the toys. He played with them and created his own dramas for the characters. MASTERS OF THE
UNIVERSE was one of the top ten ranges of fantasy toys for four or five years; last seen in the list September 1988.

Descriptive line

Winged Girl; figure; Hong Kong; 1986-7

Production Note

Made by: Mattel
USA/Hong Kong

Categories

Toys & Games

Collection

Museum of Childhood

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