Crying Baby Doll

Vancouver : Museum of Vancouver

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Creator Sullivan, Shirley, (Mrs.)
Title Crying Baby Doll
Published Vancouver : Museum of Vancouver
Identifier 69074
Language English
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Contributor Museum of Vancouver
Description <div class="field-item field-item-0">reference date given as c. 1932; doll cries loudly when bent forward</div><div class="field-item field-item-1">This large doll was made by the Reliable Toy Company of Canada around 1932. Her head, arms, and legs are made of composition; her body, of stuffed cotton. She has sleeping blue glasseine eyes and her eyelashes and wig are made of mohair. When turned over, she cries. This doll is one of a large collection donated to the Vancouver Museum by Shirley Sullivan.</div>
<div class="field-item field-item-0">Crying Baby Doll and clothes; a)large female doll; composition movable head, arms and legs; trunk of white stuffed cotton; movable blue glass eyes with brown mohair eyelashes; red painted mouth, brown eyebrows; shoulder length red mohair hair; b) natural cotton undergarment with short sleeves, elasticized legs sewn onto doll; c) faded blue and white sheer dress with pink ruffle and white lace trim around front bib and lower skirt edge band; pink ties at back; d) one sheer blue and white bonnet; wide pink ruffle around face edge; long pink ties; matches dress; e) one pair of white cotton diapers; steel safety pins at sides; f) one pair of beige plastic pants; elasticized waist and legs; marked, "Aristo Brand, Made in Canada"; originally for human baby; g-h) one pair of white knit socks; i-j) one pair of white leather booties with lace up fronts; marked, "Kiddie Klub, Genuine Leather, Littonian Shoe Co., New York, Made in U.S.A."</div><div class="field-item field-item-1">a) doll; b) underpants; c) dress; d) bonnet; e) diaper; f) plastic pants; g-h) socks; I-j) shoes</div>
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