1930s Dean's Rag Book,
cloth Girl doll, 15"
Dean's cloth dolls came with a hang tag that read; A1 Toys, symbol of two dogs with a book, Dean's Rag Book Co. United Elephant and Castle
S.E.1, London, England.
Dean's Rag Book Company Ltd. was founded in 1903 in London, England, they are best known for
making lots of cloth dolls, however they also made composition dolls, mask face dolls,
books and toys.
Some Dean Rag Dolls Identified
1903 Knockabout cutout cloth dolls; life size baby doll, Pearly has pearl
buttons on clothes.
1910-1911 cutout cloth dolls; Le Petit Sambo, Mademoiselle Nini
1912 cloth cutout dolls; Peggie & Teddie - reprinted in 1980.
1914 Moppietopp; Miss Moppie Topp, Moppietopp, jointed cloth dolls, each with a woolly mop of curly hair and removable
Dean's Rag Doll mark Moppietopp trademark
1929 Luvely doll, composition head, molded hair or wigged, sleep eyes, open
mouth, five piece jointed composition bent limb baby body.
Label; Made in England by Dean's Rag Book Co. LTD London.