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Catalog Number 7010-1288
Title Doll; Composition; Queen Elizabeth II, Coronation Doll
Object Name Doll
Description Bisque head with face painted on; glass sleepy eyes. Brown mohair. Pink dress with purple trim. Purple ribbon on front with "Coronation Doll" painted on. Rick-rack around bottom of dress. Hands are plastic. Cape is linen with glitter added and a purple border sewn on. The crown is cardboard with gold paper, and green-yellow-red rick rack. The pantaloons are cotton, and the shoes are plastic. Doll appears machine-sewn.
Date 1939, ca.
Material bisque, mohair, cardboard, paint, glass, linen, glitter, rick-rack, plastic
Height (in) 10
People Rathburn, Elizabeth (Gaylord)
History This doll was purchased by sending in a Folgers coffee can strip and 50 cents. It may represent the coronation of Queen Elizabeth II of England in 1953 or her father's coronation.
Credit line Elizabeth Gaylord Rathburn, Lincoln (Lancaster), Nebraska
Collection Rathburn, Elizabeth Gaylord