Peace Doll

Production date
1945
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Object detail

Description
A children's doll or toy. It is hand made from hanks of sheep wool dyed in three sections; red, white & blue. Facial features are outlined in black wool as are three buttons on the chest.

All Ngapara girls given these dolls when peace declared as the polio epidemic had isolated them from the celebrations. RSA or Red Cross ladies made and distributed them.
Production date
1945
Production period
Collection type
Media/materials
Wool
Measurements
230x170x55
Accession number
2011/81
System ID
133829
Current Rights
Culture Waitaki Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International licence
Organisation Credit Line
Collection of the Waitaki Museum. Id 133829

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