Wednesday, November 18, 2009

Thanksgiving dolls & Pilgrim figurines make colorful Thanksgiving doll displays (with sideshow)

As you can tell, I love creating Thanksgiving displays using various Pilgrim dolls and figurines.

Wednesday, November 18th, 2009
Thanksgiving is almost here! This holiday began with the Pilgrims when William Bradford issued the first Thanksgiving Day proclamation in November of 1623.

Looking at the colorful figurines above, it is hard to believe that Pilgrims are often depicted in modern culture as dour and overly pious people with long faces and drab black outfits. However, these early colonists who came to America to escape religious persecution wore bright colors: including reds, yellows, purples and greens as well as black and grey.
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Tuesday, November 10th, 2009 · 1 comment
Thanksgiving Barbie Dolls Thanksgiving is right around the corner, so it is time to take a look at the holiday from a doll's point of view! I doubt...
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