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Doll:Soft-Bodied Toddler 16/108W

The A. Schoenhut Co.1924

The Strong National Museum of Play

The Strong National Museum of Play
Rochester , United States

In 1924, the A. Schoenhut Company of Philadelphia introduced its first soft-bodied dolls. The dolls had the same wooden heads as other Schoenhut toddlers, but these new offerings had stuffed bodies rather than the traditional jointed wooden bodies. The dolls also featured what the company called "Mamma voices," a sound box in the torso that imitated a baby's cry for her mother.

Details

  • Title: Doll:Soft-Bodied Toddler 16/108W
  • Creator: The A. Schoenhut Co.
  • Date Created: 1924
  • Location: Philadelphia, PA
  • Type: Dolls from the Early Twentieth Century, Baby Dolls
  • Medium: cloth, wood, metal, paint, mohair
  • Object ID: 78.3251
  • Artist: Harry E. Schoenhut

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