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doll
Date Made/Found: circa 1925
Collector: Collected by Ethel Garton , born 1886
Donor: Mrs Della Kelly
Material and Medium: cotton, thread, fur, leather, wool
Dimensions: Overall: 180 x 60 x 350mm (7 1/16 x 2 3/8 x 13 3/4in.)
Place Object Found: Arctic
Accession Number: 1983.501
This doll was given to Sheffield born teacher Ethel Garton by the children she taught when working overseas as a missionary in Canada. It reflects the traditional style of clothing necessary to survive the cold winters in the sub-arctic. Other items including embroidery bookmarks, photo frames and napkin rings were also given to Ethel Garton.
Display Location: In Store
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