We had fun on Friday making a lot of workhouse peg dolls inspired by the workhouse dolls in our collection. We are planning on selling these in the shop – how much would you pay for a Gressenhall peg doll?
Look at the wonderful plaits on this one.
Naked peg dolls
Gets to grips with fabric
Ellie and Clara the peg doll
Staff and volunteers created beautiful peg dolls inspired by the workhouse dolls in the collection.
Ellie and her two peg dolls
Pretty in pink – more plaits
Cutting and sticking clothes onto the peg dolls
Alice and her peg doll