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Doll - kewpie

kewpie

  • Object:

    Doll

  • Place of origin:

    Germany (made)

  • Date:

    1930-1939 (made)

  • Museum number:

    MISC.399-1986

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

This bisque Kewpie type doll was made in Germany in the 1930s. She has jointed arms, blonde hair, and black eyes. There are remanants of blue paint on the lower half of her torso, indicating that there once was a pair of painted knickers or shorts.

Physical description

The doll is a bisque figure with jointed arms. It has been painted flesh coloured, with blonde hair and black eyes. On her torso there are remanants of blue painted knickers or shorts.

Place of Origin

Germany (made)

Date

1930-1939 (made)

Dimensions

Length: 7 cm approx.

Object history note

This doll was donated to the museum by Mrs G. Warren, along with many other items.

Descriptive line

small doll with blonde hair and painted eyes; kewpie type; Bisque, German, 1930-39

Materials

Bisque

Categories

Dolls & Toys; Children & Childhood

Production Type

Mass produced

Collection

Museum of Childhood

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