What Kind of Doll is This?

Can anyone give me any information about this doll? So far I have not found any like it on some of the usual doll sites. Thank you!

Pattie from Maine

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December 17, 20080 found this helpful

Need more information, what is face made of? What is body made of? I have a couple that look similar but is hard to tell from photo. The face [lip shape, eye lashes] looks of a german origin. Did you check the Kovels Antique site, alot of info there.

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December 17, 20080 found this helpful

When I see 'em - normally looking for other dolls ! - they're usually referred to as 'mask face' dolls. There's usually hair (often yarn hair) or a scarf covering the edge of the plastic 'mask', and the whole rest of the body is usually soft stuffed cotton.

Never seen one with wiggle/googly eyes before, though. This isn't much help, but may help you narrow the search !

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December 17, 20080 found this helpful

It looks like a doll I had when I was little. Her bodice said, "Little Red Riding Hood". She had a hood on her head -- no hair underneath, just some stands curling around her face. She also had a cape. If that is the same doll she's been around at least since 1953 because that's when I had her. Thanks for posting, this brought back such memories!

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December 18, 20080 found this helpful

Her eyes and lips look like Betty Boop who was originally created in the 1930's ... Not saying she's a Betty Boop doll but maybe this info will be of help ...

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December 19, 20080 found this helpful

What about a kuopie doll? at least the eyes

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December 19, 20080 found this helpful

It's one scary doll, that's for sure!

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July 30, 20090 found this helpful

Like another poster, I had one like this, too--around 1955, 1956. Soft body, plastic ( or very hard rubber?) face. Think it was a Little Red Riding Hood, as well.

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July 30, 20090 found this helpful

Hello PupperMom, I didn't know what you meant by "poster". Can you detail your answer a bit more? Thanks so much!

Pattie

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July 31, 20090 found this helpful

Hi frugalelf,

A poster is someone who posts a question or comment or tip. Example, you just posted the question about what a poster is so you're a poster :-)

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August 1, 20090 found this helpful

I had a doll similar to this one when I was small)about 100 years ago,lol.) The body part of mine wes plain red, with blue trim. The fabric must have been a thinner version of the polar fleece we have today, because as the doll got older, I can remember the fabric feeling kind of nubby. There were a few blonde curls made out of yarn sticking out along the edge of the cap, mainly on top. I don't know what the doll was actually called.

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