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Miss Cortina

Doll's Ensemble
1966 (Manufactured)
Artist/Maker
Place of origin

'Miss Cortina' designer outfit for a Sindy doll, made by Pedigree in 1966. The outfit consists of a dress, hat and shoes, and was part of the Mam'selle line of Sindy outfits


Object details
Categories
Object type
Parts
This object consists of 4 parts.

  • Sindy 'Miss Cortina' Dress
  • Sindy 'Miss Cortina' Hat
  • Sindy 'Miss Cortina' Shoe
  • Sindy 'Miss Cortina' Shoe
Additional titles
  • Mam'selle (series title)
  • Sindy Designer Outfit (generic title)
Materials and techniques
Machine-stitched cotton, PVC
Brief description
'Miss Cortina' designer dress for a Sindy doll, made by Pedigree in 1966. Consists of a dress, hat and plastic shoes
Physical description
Black and white checked cotton dress with long sleeves and reinforced cotton collar and sleeves. Black and white checked cotton hat with reinforced wide brim. Black plastic shoes with a low 'kitten' heel.

Dimensions
  • Dress length: 140mm
  • Dress width: 72mm
  • Hat diameter: 100mm
  • Shoes height: 15mm
  • Shoes length: 37mm
Content description
Unmarked
Style
Credit line
Bequeathed by Susan Lucie White
Object history
Featured in the exhibition 'Modern British Childhood 1947-2012' at the V&A Museum of Childhood, from 13 October to 14 April.
Subjects depicted
Summary
'Miss Cortina' designer outfit for a Sindy doll, made by Pedigree in 1966. The outfit consists of a dress, hat and shoes, and was part of the Mam'selle line of Sindy outfits
Collection
Accession number
B.167:1 to 4-2012

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Record createdNovember 23, 2012
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