Russian Cossack doll

Production date
1914-1918

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Small woollen 'woollie' dressed as a Russian Cossack, with a pair of ice skates on his back. This type of doll, called a wooly, was made by the Vancouver Prisoners of War Branch, Canadian Red Cross as a fundraiser during the First World War. On the price list (ref: 2010/1) this doll was sold at $0.50.
Collection Type
Objects
Catalogue Number
2010/8
Associated Person and Role
Canadian Red Cross Society

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