Mother and father dolls - 85 mm (height), Two female children - 80 mm (height), Smaller child - 55 mm (height)Order this image
National Trust Museum of Childhood (Accredited Museum)
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A set of five doll's house size fabric and wire dolls, comprising of a 'mother', 'father', two female children and a smaller female child. They all have stuffed cotton hands and bodies, and arms and legs made from wire with wool wrapped around them. They all have painted facial details. Their hair styles and clothes differ. The 'mother' doll has 'blonde' woollen hair and wears a yellow felt top with green sleeves and a green felt skirt. She has brown painted metal shoes. The 'father' doll has short 'blonde' woollen hair and wears a green fabric shirt, a woollen tie, a brown felt waistcoat and a brown felt jacket. He wears brown cotton trousers and has black metal shoes. The two 'female children' have 'blonde' woollen hair in two plaits. One doll has red woollen bows and one has green woollen bows in her hair. One wears a red dress with white spots and the other wears a yellow dress with white spots. One has red painted metal shoes and the other has green painted metal shoes. The smaller 'female child' has light brown woollen hair. She wears a cotton, printed cream, yellow and brown sleeveless dress and has blue painted metal shoes. Total number of items is 5.