Antique and Collectible Dolls
People have made dolls for thousands of years for use as religious objects, toys, and holiday displays. Many traditional dolls, like the Japanese Kokeshi, are still highly desirable today. Many early American dolls were made of rags, or cloth, and are a reminder of the simple life in the 18th and 19th centuries. In the 19th century, French and German dolls were the most popular and innovative dolls in the western world. In the early 1850s,...