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Welcome to the World of Strawberry Shortcake®

Dolls' Shop
Place of origin

the majority of the parts are moulded vinyl

Object details

Object type
This object consists of 20 parts.
(Some alternative part names are also shown below)
  • Box
  • Box Lining
  • Shop
  • Floor
  • Floor
  • Slope
  • Wheelbarrow
  • Ladder
  • Seed Tray
  • Window Frame
  • Ball
  • Cloth
  • Toy (Recreational Artifact)
  • Spade
  • Fork
  • Bucket
  • Instructions
  • Decals
  • Decals
  • Postcard
  • Leaflet
  • Welcome to the World of Strawberry Shortcake® (manufacturer's title)
  • Strawberryland Miniatures™ (manufacturer's title)
  • Blueberry Garden Shoppe™ (manufacturer's title)
Physical description
the majority of the parts are moulded vinyl
Production typemass produced
Credit line
Given by the Palitoy Company
Object history
Part of the Palitoy Archive. It is a Kenner sample which would have to packaging changed so it can be sold under the Palitoy and/or Chad Valley label.
This is a slightly later date that the others in the range and the postcard shows new characters introduced in 1982. These characters are ones listed as part of the Strawberryland Miniatures which are not shown in the leaflet of the products.

This shop is the one in which Blueberry Muffin™ works and she sells berries to her friends and is ready to work in the garden with her wheelbarrow and tools.
Reason For Production: retail
Associated object
Other number
No. 43490 - product number
Accession number

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Record createdFebruary 17, 1999
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