Queen Anne Doll

The Scots Magazine - - Focus On… Aberdeenshire -

Lyn says, “This is the old­est doll in our col­lec­tion, from the 18th cen­tury. Al­though most chil­dren at this time would have had home-made dolls carved from wood or made from cloth, this doll is an early ex­am­ple of a pro­fes­sion­ally made doll, carved from wood, with elab­o­rate clothes and glass eyes. It would have been ex­pen­sive to buy, and a pre­cious pos­ses­sion. She is dressed in the fash­ion­able clothes and shape of the day, just as a Bar­bie doll to­day re­flects cur­rent trends and styles.”

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