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Itinerant peddlers of old fascinated Europeans for centuries. These traveling salesmen and saleswomen usually sold their small goods like ribbons, threads, spices, tools, and kitchen implements to farm wives who lived a distance from town shops and market squares. These traveling merchants inspired the English and European peddler dolls of the 19th century.

Details

  • Title: Doll:Peddler Doll
  • Date Created: 1900-1930
  • Location: USA
  • Subject Keywords: city life, country fair, woman
  • Type: More Dolls, Dolls from the Nineteenth Century, Hobbies and Crafts, Collector Dolls
  • Medium: carved, wood, painted
  • Object ID: 79.10911

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