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Object: Rag doll, ’Jemima’

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Title Rag doll, ’Jemima’
Production Aitken, Robin (sewer (textile worker)), Dunedin
Medium summary hand and machine sewn doll made from fabric and wool
Materials wool, Dacron (TM), cotton, felt
Classification cloth dolls, soft toys, stuffed toys
Technique machine sewing, hand sewing, embroidering
Dimensions Overall: 640mm (Height) x 380mm (Width/Depth)
Overall: x 120mm (Width/Depth)
Credit line Gift of the O'Shea family on behalf of Cherie O'Shea, 2007
Registration number GH015567

This rag doll is significant as the only surviving example of 'Jemima', one of five toy characters from the very popular children's television programme Play School, which aired in New Zealand from 1975 to 1990.

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