Bulgaria Dolls Dobruja Folk Dancers

Two Bulgarian dolls, a matching pair performing a folk dance. Marked ‘Made in Bulgaria’ under their stand. Most likely dressed in the traditional costume of the Dobruja region, near the Black Sea Coast. Identified with the help of the postcard below.

Folklore is in the air… uhm… ear!


Object Dolls wearing traditional costumes
Origin Bulgaria, Dobruja region
Culture Unknown
Medium Fabric, wood, wire, yarn, lace, leather
Mark or Tag Paper tag
Made by Unknown
Size H 21 cm
Dated Not dated
Acquired Fleemarket end 1990's


Here's a postcard that matches these dolls. It shows how the people living in Bulgaria are dressed in their traditional costume.

Text on the back of the postcard: 'Station Albena - Pique nique 'Batowa'. Kurort Albena - Picknick 'Batowa''. Postmark unclear.

Happy collecting,