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  • Object:

    Baby doll

  • Place of origin:

    England (probably, manufactured)

  • Date:

    1938 (manufactured)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    moulded composition, cloth

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mary Kempson

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

moulded composition flange neck head with stuffed white cotton body and arms and stuffed pink cotton legs, painted facial features and hair
seams down front and back of legs; untrimmed mould seams on head; hands sewn to indicate separate thumbs but no finger seams
open mouth painted red, chipped, with some additional pink which is probably nail polish
eyes painted blue, hair painted brown
wearing:- hand knitted garments
green jacket, dress with white ribbon, knickers with elastic, bootees with self ties and tassels

Place of Origin

England (probably, manufactured)


1938 (manufactured)

Materials and Techniques

moulded composition, cloth


height: 18 in, height: 4 in head

Descriptive line

Baby Doll called Jane, composition, English, 1938

Production Note

Reason For Production: retail


Composition; Cloth



Production Type

mass produced


Museum of Childhood

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