From the 1910s to 1940s cloth dolls made with mask-faces provided an inexpensive way to make pretty and highly-detailed faces for dolls.
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The French custom of Etrennes gift giving inspired the creation of some of the most delightful doll sets which are now enjoyed by collectors of the 21st century.
Santa Claus is Coming to Town! Learn the evolution of Santa as we know him today.
Every doll enjoys a change of clothing and the study of period patterns enables collectors to add to the wardrobe of their favorite doll.
Liddle Kiddles provided big fun for the children of the late 1960s and continue to do so for the collectors of today.
For over 80 years the Ideal Novelty and Toy Company strove to bring to life a variety of dolls based on the newest technologies, materials, design concepts and solid play value.
A full cast of characters awaits the opportunity to live in any dollhouse. Learn more about some of the dollhouse dolls of the past.
The popularity of the fairy tale character Snow White soared with the release of the
Disney film of 1937, leading to the creation of some wonderful dolls.
Among the many responsibilities of the Greek deity Apollo was that he was a giver of laws and one whose oracle was consulted for good advice before proceeding with new plans. In the world of western hair fashion of the 1820s through 30s the Apollo Knot hairstyle was law and any fashion forward thinking western… Read more »
The walking dolls of the mid20th century have one foot in the past as their creators built on the designs of earlier inventors.