Cleaning the Feathers on an Angel Doll?


March 7, 2017

How do I clean the feathers on my angel dolls? The feathers are falling out.
Also, any ideas on the maintenance and storage of them after they are cleaned up?



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Put the doll in a plastic bag. Pour salt in the bag. Close the bag and shake it. The salt will clean the feathers. Take the doll out of the bag and shake it gently.

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You do not say what type of doll/angels or size but I assume they are not very large?
Salt will clean feathers but if you put the doll into a bag with salt and shake be sure it will not do more harm to your angels such as making more feathers fall out.


I have brushed and cleaned the feathers on my ceramic figurines with salt and a medium soft brush but you should be gentle so as not to do harm to the feathers or the figurines.
I have also had to repair dropping feathers but I did this with just regular glue and tweezers and they have lasted a good while.

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December 19, 2011

How do I clean the feathers on an angel doll? I want to make them white again.

By Kaye


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I use this tip found on ehow; I used to simply swish the feathers through cornstarch but that never seemed to get the feathers really clean.

Warning-the ehow tip is fiddly, lol! But it also works very well! I got a nicotine stained pair of feathered angel wings looking like new with this tip:


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May 22, 2013

I have an angel doll. We had a wood burning store and the doll and wings got really dirty from the stove. The wings can be removed the wings; they have a ribbon around it to tie on the doll. If you can give any pointers on how to clean the dress and doll I would appreciate it greatly. I want to get it clean again, but have no idea how to get it back like it was. Thank you.

By Janet

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