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Barbie's Boutique: A Paper Doll Book

paper doll

Mattel's Barbie--the most successful doll ever--found popularity as a paper doll, which seems ironic: Mattel cofounder Ruth Handler claimed that she got the idea for the Barbie doll and her many fashions after watching her own daughter Barbara playing with her paper dolls.So the Barbie paper doll is an imitation of a three-dimensional doll that is an imitation of a paper doll.

  • Manufacturer: Whitman Publishing Co.
  • Material: paper
  • Object ID: 104.1389
  • Credit Line: Gift of Joan M. Hopkins
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