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Cloth Dolls236 of 294Sioux Indian Dolls - South Dakota - Circa 1890Little cloth doll
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Posted 6 years ago

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I picked this guy up about 20 years ago and find any information on him. I figured he must be handmade or one of a kind. I saw an all black one recently so now I havve to know what he is.
He has a soft hard stuffed body
Red felt ears and mane.
There is a hole punched in one ear indicating it may be a Steiff?
Has a music box sewn into belly
Looks like he had button eyes at one point.
His coat feels like mohair
Measures approx 12"

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  1. Manikin Manikin, 6 years ago
    He does not look like a stieff and his fur that I can't touch does not seem to me mohair . He most likely had plastic eyes at one time . Look Factory made , maybe Knickerbocker ? Appears to date from 50's . Very Cute little piece of history
  2. forbeavers, 6 years ago
    I went back and bought the black one! Imagine finding a matching one after twenty years! He also has a music box, red felt and a hole punched in the ear. I will post his picture tomorrow. There is one on EBAY that looks like a manufactured repo of this one. Definately not the same.
  3. Manikin Manikin, 6 years ago
    How lucky to fin another one so many years later :-) I will watch for black one when you post it .

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