Cloth and felt dolls became very popular in the 1920s/30s with Italian manufacturer Lenci paving the way in the 1920s; their finely produced dolls wore superbly made and brightly colourful clothes and were marketed to both adults and children, often depicting famous film and stage stars of the period including Marlene Dietrich, Rudolph Valentino and Josephine Baker. English toy manufacturers such as Chad Valley, Deans Rag Book and Norah Wellings were also at the forefront of cloth doll production throughout this period.

If you've any dolls you'd like to have valued, please do not hesitate to contact our Doll Specialist, Leigh Gotch. 

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Leigh Gotch

Specialist in Antique Dolls, Teddy Bears, Fine Toys, Trains & Toy Soldiers

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