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March 7, 2011

Dinah doll

Filed under: Item of the Day — Adam Harris @ 10:06 am

Dinah doll

This depression era hand stitched doll named Dinah was a childhood gift from the donor’s grandmother. Made of black stockinette stockings and stuffed with wool batting, Dinah is wearing a blue cotton dress with white polka dots, a white cotton hemmed apron, a red handkerchief scarf in her hair, and black cotton velveteen shoes with black leather soles. Beneath the dress is a bright pink pair of bloomers. Dinah’s face is completely hand embroidered.

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