doll finally what is for us all ?
A human figure used most often to play with girls and boys.
And Mr. Odin reason writing in his superb site :
" The doll is not a child's toy ! "
|Devoted to ethnic dolls
a considerable number of countries (150 ), this discovery is a delight.
Presented huge collection contains more than 1000 dolls !
This collection is of a quite exceptional woman, Micha, whose trips
have been many and fabulous trips around the world. It took years of
research, contacts and presents all kinds of dolls voodoo dolls,
fertility, religious or secular, fetishes, protective or toy dolls
A huge variety which is of course the diversity of countries and regions, customs, local manufacturing opportunities (beads, fabric, plants).
This rare and very welcome exhibition runs until 22th June Especially if you go to Paris, go see it, you will be surprised and delighted.
Pending the visit, have a look on the website of Doll Museum, you'll see more photos and will probably know more than I can write ..
|Above and below the photojournalism we made the day of the inauguration.|
|Here you can discover the diversity, inventiveness, creativity entirely new, charm, beauty. It emerges from all strangeness that surprises and moves.|
In 1745 all exposed Dolls 150 different countries which are listed below:
ARCTIC ANTILLES ARGENTINA AFGHANISTAN, ALGERIA, SOUTH AFRICA, AUSTRIA, ENGLAND,
AZERBAIJAN, ALBANIA, ARMENIA, AZERBAIJAN, GERMANY
BRAZIL, BOLIVIA, BURMA, BANGLADESH, BAHRAIN, BURKINA FASO, BOSNIA, BELGIUM, BELARUS,
CENTRAL AFRICA, CANADA, CHILE, COLOMBIA, CHINA, KOREA, COMOROS, CAMEROON, CONGO,
COTE D'IVOIRE, CROATIA, CRETE CYPRUS
SPAIN, ECUADOR, EGYPT, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES, ESTONIA, ETHIOPIA, SCOTLAND
GREECE, GEORGIA, GUYANA, GUATEMALA, GABON, GHANA, GUERNSEY,
IRAN, INDIA, ICELAND, INDONESIA, MAURITIUS, IRAQ, ISRAEL, IRELAND, ITALY,
JAPAN JORDAN JERSEY
KAZAKHSTAN, KYRGYZSTAN, KUWAIT, KENYA
LAOS, REUNION, LIBYA, LEBANON, LESOTHO, LESOTHO, LICHTENSTEIN,
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To see "real" this magnificent exhibition :
MUSEE DE LA POUPEE-PARIS
Impasse Berthaud, 75003 Paris
M ° Rambuteau / Parking Beaubourg
Tel: 01 42 72 73 11 - Fax: 01 44 54 04 48
Open: Tuesday> Saturday, 10h> 18h
Closed on public holidays