Who invented rag dolls?

Answer Rag or cloth dolls have been around since approximately 300 B.C. An Egyptian linen doll is displayed in The British Museum. Colonial Americans made rag dolls called pioneer dolls in the 17th centur... Read More »

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Who Invented Dolls?

Dolls were first made by humans in prehistoric times. A fragment of a doll with movable arms was recovered from the Babylonian era. Dolls constructed of wood that was painted, with hair made of str... Read More »

Who invented Barbie Dolls?

Ruth Handler, a co-founder of Mattel, designed a grown-up doll after watching her daughter and friends play games about the future with their paper dolls. She named her creation after her daughter ... Read More »

When were troll dolls invented?

Troll dolls were invented in 1963. Between 1963 and 1965 these dolls, known then as "Leprocaunns," became a huge fad. Since then they have been called Dam Dolls, Gonks, Wishniks, Treasure Trolls, N... Read More »

What year were Barbie dolls invented?

Ruth Handler, one of the co-founders of Mattel Inc., invented the popular Barbie doll in 1959, according to Barbie Collector. Handler named the doll after her daughter, Barbie, who inspired its cre... Read More »