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Paper dolls (11 pieces)

Object Number: 
1973.10.2a-p
Date: 
ca. 1895
Medium: 
Paper
Dimensions: 
Each (approx.): 5 1/2 x 2 in. (14 x 5.1 cm)
Marks: 
printed: on reverse of each: "BARBOUR'S / IRISH FLAX / THREADS. / ESTABLISHED / 1784. / ONE HUNDRED ELEVEN / YEARS OF PROGRESS. / 1895. / THE / Strongest, Smoothest / and BEST / LINEN THREAD / IN THE / WORLD. / COPYRIGHT, 1895, / THE BARBOUR BROS CO." pr
Description: 
Eleven chromolithographed paper dolls representing children in fanciful dress and in period costumes. They are each made of a single piece of die-cut card, when folded, the doll's head pops out and the clothing folds to form the front and back of the costume.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Miss Constance Sherman
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group