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Illinois Raggedy Ann Doll with Embroidered Face and Traditional Triangular Nose (Three Quarter View)

Illinois Raggedy Ann Doll with Embroidered Face and Traditional Triangular Nose (Three Quarter View)

Hand made Raggedy Ann rag doll. Her face is embroidered with yarn, and she has the traditional triangle noses. Her hair is also made from looped yarn. Raggedy Ann is wearing a checkered top and bloomers. She has striped stockings and black fabric shoes. Johnny Gruelle, who was born in Illinois, wrote the Raggedy Ann stories for his daughter, Marcella, who was sick. He published the first Raggedy Ann story in 1915. These dolls were hand made by Shelley Stewart at the University of South Florida. The figure is 18 inches (46 cm) tall.

For the story, visit The Story of Raggedy Ann

Galleries: Child, Female, North America
Keywords: Illinois, Johnny Gruelle, Marcella, Raggedy Ann, USA, checkered, checkered clothing, classical character, embroidery, fabric, female, girl, hand made, handcrafted, rag doll, stories, story, striped stockings, triangle nose, yarn
Photo Location: FCIT Photo Studio, Tampa, FL
Photographer: Dr. Ann E. Barron
Date of Photo: 05/30/2013
Device Make: Canon
Device Model: Canon EOS 5D Mark II
Exposure Time: 0.05
F Number: 22
Original Dimensions: 3744×5616
Picture Orientation: Portrait
GPS Coordinates: 28°3'40.85"N 82°24'36.26"W
Picture Number: 23367