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The Army Museum

Doll


Accession number: 2019.05.02
Category: Toys
Date: 1939 – 1945
Materials: Fabric; Yarn
Measurements: 40 cm L x 16.5 cm W
Military Unit: Canadian Women's Army Corps
Culture: Canadian;Dutch
Subject: Canadian Army Show
Narrative: From a lot belonging to Private Jean Gallant, who enlisted in CWAC and was a dancer in/with The Canadian Army Show. 
Description: Souvenir Dutch stuffed canvas doll; With painted and highly shellacked canvas face; With multiple colour and patterned fabric accessories including a green and beige silk hat, a white with blue polkadot top with burgundy bodice, and a blue skirt with a floral print overlay; With a single wooden shoe sewn to the bottom of one leg
History of Use: Souvenir brought home from The Netherlands