Swiss-made Papier-mâché and Cloth Doll

Name: Swiss-made Papier-mâché and Cloth Doll Made by and When: Hanna Furher, 1950s Material: Papier-mâché sculpted face; cloth body, arms, and legs; animal hair, leather Marks: Hanna Furher / Zürich (written on the sole of each shoe) Height: 19 inches Hair, Eyes, Mouth: Long brown straight hair attached to a hide, painted brown eyes, closedContinue reading “Swiss-made Papier-mâché and Cloth Doll”

Kader Baby

Name: Kader Baby Made by and When: Kader, 1950s-1960s Material: Hard plastic head, vinyl body with jointed wrists Marks: 20 ½ B.H. (on the head); embossed OK symbol (the initials OK inside a globe) / B 3520 / KADER / MADE IN HONG KONG Height: 21 inches Hair, Eyes, Mouth: Black sculpted hair with aContinue reading “Kader Baby”

Betty and Billy Paper Dolls

Name: Betty and Billy Paper Doll Book Published by and When: Whitman Publishing Company, 1955 Sizes: Betty is 9 inches; Billy is 9-1/2 inches. The paper doll book measures 10 x 12 inches (width x length). Description: Betty and Billy cut-out paper dolls illustrated on the cover of paper doll book #2129 by Whitman representContinue reading “Betty and Billy Paper Dolls”

Torchy’s Togs Paper Doll

Name: Torchy’s Togs Paper Doll Illustrated By: Jackie Ormes Published By and When: Pittsburgh Courier, March 3, 1951 Sizes: The paper doll, Torchy, is 4 inches. The panel measures 5-1/4 x 8 inches. Description: Torchy and four high-end fashions with a description for each are included on this panel. Torchy’s caption reads, “Here we go,Continue reading “Torchy’s Togs Paper Doll”