Dominican Republic Doll Fruit Vendor

Caribbean doll marked ‘Rep. Dom.’ which stands for República Dominicana. A bowl of fruit is resting on her arms and can be removed from the doll. She is a fruitero, a street vendor selling fruit from the Dominican Republic.

Folklore is in the air… uhm… ear!


Object Souvenir doll
Origin Dominican Republic
Culture Afro-Dominican
Medium Fabric, clay, wire, straw, wood, natural fiber
Mark or Tag On stand
Made by Unknown
Size H 20 cm
Dated Not dated
Acquired ?


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

Text on the back of the postcard: ‘Dominican Republic, Grupo Folklorico’. Not dated.

Happy collecting,