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Rushen Camp internee-made rag doll

Date made: 1940-1944

Place made: Port Erin

Description: Armature (headless) rag doll, as made by female civilian internees at Port Erin, Second World War and described in 'Island of Barbed Wire' by Connery Chappell. The wire armature is wrapped and covered with woollen rags.

Measurements: overall: 29 cm

Materials: steel, textile

Object name: doll

Collection: Costume & Textiles Collection

ID Number: 1986-0213



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