Doll; [?]; 1960s; CT07.4730a


Owaka Museum and Catlins Information Centre Wahi Kahuika - the Meeting Place – a rest on your journey.



About this object

Doll; a small, plastic doll with dark, nylon hair. The doll has articulated limbs and its eyes, originally, would have closed. Dressed in a floral frock with mauve, lace edging.

Originally purchased from Winnie Forsyth's, c1965. Winnie Forsyth's was a small shop in Owaka, noted for fancy goods, stationery and a lending library. It was in the front room of Winnie's home (late 1940s to 1970s). Stock was mainly ceramics, ornaments, gift items and magazines. Today the building no longer contains a shop.



Maker Role


Date Made


Place Made


Medium and Materials

processed material, synthetic, plastic
processed material, textile


h 180mm x l 120mm x w 100mm (when sitting)

Subject and Association Keywords

commerce, business, retail trade

Subject and Association Keywords

the family. marriage. women, children. child development

Credit Line

From the collection of Owaka Museum Wahi Kahuika The Meeting Place "a rest on your journey".

Object Type


Object number


Copyright Licence  

All rights reserved

eHive copyright disclaimer

It is the responsibility of the eHive Account Holder to gain copyright clearance for any images or content published on eHive. If you are concerned about the copyright status for any content in eHive or would like more information on using or ordering copies of content, please contact the Account Holder of that content. If you would like more information on our copyright policy, click here.