Miriam makeba doll

Monday, August 28, 2017

Spanish Doll from Valencia holding a traditional paella dish

This is an example of a Spanish doll made circa 1960 which depicts a women from Valencia in Spain. The doll holds a traditional Valencian paella dish. This dish was traditionally made of white rice, white beans, meat and snails. This dish also contains a rosemary herb which adds to the famous flavour of this dish

Wednesday, August 9, 2017

Pembrokeshire Fishwife dressed in the woven doll outfit made at Museum of the Welsh Woollen History

Tag: 'Made in Wales Pembrokeshire Fishwife Gwnaed yng Nghymru.This doll is only one of a range. Others include: Brecon Girl, North Wales Girl, Gower Girl, Swansea Muffin Seller, Mid Wales Woman. This figure is dressed in real Welsh flannel and depicts a Pembrokshire Fishwife carrying fish for sale in a basket on her back. The flannel used in this figure is woven at Melin Teifi, Dre-fach Felindre, occupying part of the Museum of the Welsh Woolen Industry'. C Squared Toys. Height 17 cm.

Two dolls from Sri Lanka dressed in Kandy region dancing costume

Two dolls from Sri Lanka made circa 1960s. In more details, both dolls dressed in Kandy region dancing costume. This musical performance and ethnic clothes are the remnants of the  Kingdom of Kandy 1590-1815. Height 26 cm and 25 cm.

Tuesday, August 8, 2017

Blackfoot chief by Carlson dolls made with pride in USA

This is an example of the Blackfoot American Indian tribal chief ethnic clothes by Carlson Dolls made with pride in USA. Height 18 cm.