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Catalog Number 10467-97
Title Doll; Cloth; Girl, Angel; R. Dakin Company
Object Name Doll
Description Fabric angel with wire frame is dressed in pink synthetic cloth dress with white collar. Face, hands, and feet are made of smooth cloth and appear off-white in color. Red mouth sewn on with thread, blue eyes made of felt, and rest of facial features painted on. White and pink flower-shaped felt pieces attached to belt and top of head. Hair made of finely-spun yellow string. Yellow angel wings also made of stiff felt and have feathers drawn on. Doll is holding metal flute. Entirely machine sewn.
Year Range from 1960
Year Range to 1970
Material Cloth, metal, paint
Made Dakin, R., Company
Place of Origin Japan
Makers mark Tag attached to back of doll reads: "R. Dakin Company" and "Dream Dolls." Cloth tag sewn into back of dress says:
"Dream Dolls
R. Dakin & Co.
Importers--1962
Prod. of Japan"
Height (in) 10
History R. Dakin Company was an import company that started selling electric trains in the late 1950s. Sometime soon after started the "Dream Dolls" and pets.
Credit line Mr. and Mrs. Bert Muenchau, Lincoln (Lancaster), Nebraska
Collection Muenchau, Mr. & Mrs. Bert