Denmark Doll Copenhagen Royal Life Guard

Danish male doll with metal hands and feet. Dressed in the ceremonial uniform of a Royal Life Guard. This uniform consists of a bearskin headdress, a scarlet red tunic and light blue trousers with white stripes. A saber completes the outfit. The Royal Life Guards are well known for guarding the Amalienborg Palace in Copenhagen, home of the Danish royal family.

Folklore is in the air… uhm… ear!


Object Doll dressed in uniform
Origin Denmark, Copenhagen
Culture Unknown
Medium Fabric, felt, wire, metal, leather, fake fur
Mark or Tag None
Made by Unknown
Size H 23 cm
Dates from Not dated
Acquired ?


Here's a postcard that matches this doll. It shows how the people living in Denmark are dressed in their traditional costume.

Text on the back of the postcard: 'København, Vagtparaden pa Amalienborg. Copenhagen, The Royal Guard at Amalienborg Palace. Copenhague, Relève de la Garde Royale du Corps Amalienborg'. No postmark (blank).

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