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Colchester Historeum

Doll


Accession number: 2018.11.2
Category: Toys
Object type: Toy
Date: 1990
Materials: Wool;Porcelaine;Plastic;Muslin;Fleece;Glass
Measurements: 46 cm L x 28 cm W x 9 cm HA
Measurements: 46 cm L x 28 cm W x 9 cm H x 8 cm L x 14.2 cm W x 9 cm HB
Measurements: 46 cm L x 28 cm W x 9 cm H x 8 cm L x 14.2 cm W x 9 cm H x 14 cm L x 27.5 cm W x 9 cm HC
Marks/Label: A.M./Germany/541./3
Narrative: Dolls were originally part of Kay Barrett of Truro, NS doll collection. They were originally a present for Kay from the donor's mother, Hazel Jean Galloway (DeWolfe). They were given to Thora before the fire that damaged much of Kay's collection in 1993.
Description: Baby doll china doll (A) with removable blue knitted hat (B) and sweater (C). The doll has blue eyes and orange/pink lips. The doll wears a white muslin dress that extends past the body. It features short sleeves with lace details around the cuff and the neck. The dress features eyelet details at the bottom with an uneven scalloped hem. The doll also wears blue knitted booties and a white fleece diaper, safety pined at the waist. The arms are plastic and the body is soft.
History of Use: Belonged to Thora Hasiuk, on display in her living room for years.