Denmark Dolls Amager & Hedebo

Two little Danish dolls with metal hands and feet. Dressed in the traditional costume of Amager island (l) and Hedebo region, Zealand island (r). The doll from Hedebo was kindly donated see here.

Folklore is in the air… uhm… ear!


Object Dolls wearing traditional costumes
Origin Denmark, Amager & Hedebo
Culture Unknown
Medium Fabric, wire, metal, beads, ribbon
Mark or Tag None
Made by Unknown
Size H 10 cm
Dates from Not dated
Acquired Amager: Gift 1990's - Hedebo: Donation 2018


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: 'Folkedansere i egnsdragter fremstillet i dette arhundrede. Hedeboegnen begyndelsen af 1800 tallet'. Postcard of folk dancers from Hedebo, no postmark (blank).

Happy collecting,