Dolls x 3 and Coin Purse; 22-12


Dolls x 3 and Coin Purse

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Two very small plastic toy dolls. They are wearing purple and cream crocheted clothing. One doll is larger than the other. They are attached together by the clothing which was crocheted by Alice Emma Jane Obrist b 1887 d 1973, and given to Betty Hunter who became Betty Atkin-Cooke.

Betty used the small coin bag to hold the dolls.

Alice and her husband, Frederick Edward Obrist, b 1881 d 1969, lived at Mangawhai during the 1950's and 1960's. They offered their land for purchase by the community, which later became the Mangawhai Domain.

There is also another very small small doll with cream clothing attached to black base. This item was included inside tins or products before 'Kelloggs' created the plastic figurines that were found in the bottom of the packets of cereals.


A: H 6 cm W 2.5cm
B: H 7 cm W 8 cm
C: H 3 cm W 1 cm

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