Roman, 1st-5th century AD Made in Egypt This doll is fairly well-proportioned, and has a head and a body. The arms are made from a long roll of linen attached at the back. The doll is made of made of coarse linen and is stuffed with rags and pieces of papyrus. Coloured wool, now faded,…

For a long time researchers did not try to look inside of a textile doll, where it’s main mysteries were hidden. There are several types of them depending on the way of making: stolbushka (log-type doll), krestushka (cross-shape doll), a doll on a stick, a knotted  doll, pelenashka (swaddled doll), zakrutka (rolled doll), stuffed-doll (filled…

In Ukrainian folk tradition doll is not just a toy, it symbolize a person. In this role it focuses on time, history, culture of the country and its people, reflecting the process of their development. Doll is a way to learn more about life both of those who create it and of those who play with…

Fashion doll is any kind of doll made to be dressed to represent current trends in fashion. They are made of of vinyl or another plastic, most often modeled as teen girls or adult women and used as toys and as collectable items. The first fashion dolls were bisque dolls from French companies that were…

Dolls are part of human culture for 4000 years now. There are many different types of dolls and we will mention some of them here: Bisque doll is a doll made from bisque porcelain. They were very popular in Europe between 1860 and 1900 because of their matte texture which made them more human-like then…

As a mother it’s a big job to keep your children safe and it requires a lot of attention to details. This is especially true when you are picking out a baby doll. While it may seem that any baby doll that was designed for babies would be safe, this is not necessarily the case….

We all have a budget we have to stick to. But spending as little as possible and spending as wisely as possible are two different things. When it comes to buying gifts for children, it can be tempting to spend your budget on a bunch of lower-priced items rather than one high-quality one. But which…

Dolls are not just toys. Some are very expensive collection items. Other are made from expensive materials or in complicated ways so they can be very pricy. Here are some of the most expensive dolls in the world: Ghostface Doll is an action figure that is made in likeness of a member of the rap…

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