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Mannequin doll WWII sewing set…10 of 131940's Susanne Manikin and a few Patterns 11 1/2" Tall Simplicity Latexture Mannequin doll 1940's
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Posted 3 years ago


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This is the 20" Joanne mannequin doll with her pattern in original box with sewing notions. Produced during WWII to teach young women and girls to sew . Children referred to these types of Mannequins as dolls , they seem to need a catagory to themselves. They have important part of history . Some of these are the ones you are more likely to find not rare but hard to find in great condition . I hope you enjoy them and should you see one you will know what it is .


  1. Esther110 Esther110, 3 years ago
    Would this be the same Joanne as Joanne's Fabrics?
  2. Manikin Manikin, 3 years ago
    No she has no relationship to Joanne fabrics . if you notice or can see colored pattern it says Joanne on it . Many of Latexture mini mannequins had names so patterns would match with the name they gave her . Like Marianne, Vivianne, Suzanne, Susanne ect . Patterns were made by Simplicity and Fashiondol ( 1 L) Latexture Prod NYC for all their dolls and many have the name of doll on them although several dolls were same size 12 1/2 " were most common and can wear each others patterns .
  3. Manikin Manikin, 3 years ago
    Thank you AdelBee ! And Thank you all I missed when I first posted I am sorry I didn't thank you I must have been asleep at the wheel here :-)
  4. Manikin Manikin, 2 years ago
    Thank you vetraio50 my friend in AU just wanted one like her that was US ship only . Thank you for appreciating what these girls mmeant in history :-)
  5. walksoftly walksoftly, 2 years ago
    I'm going to have to go through all 283 posts & see what else I've missed.
    Another great one Sis!
  6. Manikin Manikin, 2 years ago
    Ok Bro I will hold you to that lol
  7. Manikin Manikin, 4 months ago
    Thank you upstatenycollector much appreciated :-) I always enjoy all your posts also !
  8. Virginia.vintage Virginia.vintage, 4 months ago
    So pretty!! Adorable post and very interesting comment as usual dear Mani, many thanks for share these beauties! :)

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