How-To: Civil War Handkerchief Dolls, aka Church Dolls. Adorable, easy, inexpensive! Great craft for kids, or fun historical gifts!
1st c. AD Roman Ivory doll, jointed The most famous Crepereia Triphaena, called after the little Roman girl she belonged to. It is now in the collection of the Musei Capitolini in Rome.
Culture/period: Naqada I Ancient Egypt - female figure in carved bone @Clare Thompson Museum.org
Puppets from the 'Hortus deliciarum', c. late 12th century
Ancient Greek children played with many toys, including rattles, little clay animals, horses on 4 wheels that could be pulled on a string, yo-yo's, and terra-cotta dolls.
Object 9: 'Queen Anne' Dolls excavated from site LHC93 (Regent Street, Limehouse)
This is a fully articulated wooden doll, made in Germany c.1520
Ancient Greek terracotta puppet dolls, 5th/4th cent. BC, National Archaeological Museum, Athens
5th century roman rag doll photo tutorial