Paper doll, baby and accessories, paper, maker unknown, late 1940s, used by Kate Belfield, Allora, Queensland, Australia, 1948-1950
This paper doll collection comprises two-dimensional representations of a baby printed on cardboard with accessories including a wooden baby's chair, bassinette and tin-printed bath. The baby has a cherub-like face with blonde curly hair and large blue eyes. There are twelve separate outfits made of paper with attaching tabs. The clothes include a range of short sleeved dresses, a sun suit, matinee jackets, mittens, pyjamas, capes, and bonnets. There are a number of cardboard accessories including a tin of talcum powder, beaded toy, cupie doll, bottle, cup, hot water bottle and toy cat.