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[Western Sugar Refinery fabric dolls].
BANC PIC 2005.158--OBJ
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Title:

[Western Sugar Refinery fabric dolls]

Creator/Contributor:

Western Sugar Refinery, creator, creator.

Abstract:

Doll figures printed on sugar bag fabric, as promotional items for the Western Sugar Refinery. Dolls represent various characters from Mother Goose, national types, etc., including Little Miss Muffet; Frog Who Went A-Wooing; Tommy Tucker (2 copies); Trili, Swiss girl (3 copies); Tonio, Italian boy; Jong Yi, Korean girl; a toy soldier; and a baker (2 copies) and his wife (?). Some dolls are sewn but not stuffed; others are unsewn, partially cut, and still include portions of fabric bearing printed instructions, advertisements, etc.

Date:

1936 (issued)

Subject:

Western Sugar Refinery.
Mother Goose -- Characters
Dolls

Note:

Title devised by cataloger.
Printed on edge of unsewn sheets: Since 1863, Western Sugar Refinery, San Francisco, Calif.
COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE: Advance notice required for use.
Western Sugar Refinery fabric dolls, BANC PIC 2005.158, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.
Purchase from aGatherin' ; 2005.

Type:

realia
Dolls (figurines).

Physical Description:

13 items in 1 box : color prints on fabric ; sheets 25 x 33 cm or smaller

Language:

English

Identifier:

BANC PIC 2005.158--OBJ

Origin:

California

Copyright Note:

COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE: Advance notice required for use.