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The Muskegon toy and Garment Works made this Raggedy Ann doll in the 1920s for P. F. Volland, the publishing company that produced Johnny Gruelle's Raggedy Ann Stories. This particular doll belonged to a little girl named Marlen who was born in India where her father worked as an electrical engineer. Marlen and her Raggedy Ann and Andy dolls spent several years in India; the dolls' faces, in fact, wears the bindi of the Hindu faithful. Marlen's Raggedy Ann doll also has her own oilcloth rain cloak to keep her dry during India's monsoon season. Marlen eventually married an American diplomat, and her Raggedy Ann and Andy dolls traveled the world over with their mistress.

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  • Title: Doll:Volland Raggedy Ann
  • Creator: P.F. Volland Company
  • Date Created: 1920-1926, 1920-1926
  • Location: USA, USA
  • Subject Keywords: Raggedy Ann, Raggedy Andy, Raggedy Ann, Raggedy Andy
  • Type: Cloth and Rag Dolls, Cloth and Rag Dolls
  • Medium: fabric, yarn, rubber
  • Object ID: 109.1818, 109.1818
  • Credit Line: Gift of Tom and Joni Gruelle Wannamaker and the Raggedy Ann and Andy Museum, Gift of Tom and Joni Gruelle Wannamaker and the Raggedy Ann and Andy Museum

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