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Rag doll

What girl might have made this doll?

What girl might have made this doll?

Children didn’t use to have many toys, and even fewer store-bought toys. They played without anything or with very few things, and they often made their toys themselves. This is the case of this doll made of rags with embroidered facial features. Rags were also used to make other things, like balls, although it was not always easy to get hold of the raw material! Just think that everything was used, and maybe using rags to make dolls was not a priority...

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