Title / object name
|Maker ||Role ||Date |
|Domb, Brodie ||maker/artist ||2011 |
Hand-made wooden peg dolls with drawn on faces and home-made clothesMaterials
wood, cloth, ink, acrylic, water-base paint
|100 (Length) x 150 (Width) mm|
Gift of Brodie Domb, 2011
This set of two wooden peg dolls made to look like Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, and Catherine Middleton at their wedding on 29 April 2011 was made by 8 year old Brodie Domb. They represent the popularity and influence of the Royal Wedding in New Zealand.
The dolls wereentered in a peg doll competition organised by 'Small Acorns' a homeware and design store. It is part of a group chosen to reflect the interests of New Zealand children in 2011. Together the peg dolls show the influence of a range of contemporary media and events including popular film and television characters, fashion, art, culture, media events, children's stories and imagined characters.