Doll, Soldier ; Broad, Dorothy; 1914-1916; GH016389

Name/Title

Doll, Soldier

About this object

A hand made soldier doll modelled by the maker in the form of her fiance, Captain T. Wyville Rutherford. The doll has been fashioned from khaki coloured woollen yarn which has been bound, tied, knitted and cut to resemble a male figure fully dressed in a World War I Officer's uniform including puttees, jodhpurs, jacket (featuring two real military brass buttons), hat - (featuring a regimental badge), a wrist watch fashioned from paper with hand drawn numbers. a leather belt and hat band, and embroidered face, including a short moustache.

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Maker

Broad, Dorothy

Maker Role

Maker/Artist

Date Made

1914-1916

Place Made

New Zealand

Measurements

H:300mm

Credit Line

Purchased 2009

Object Type

doll

Object number

GH016389

Copyright Licence  

All rights reserved

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