A Time Remembered

Circa: 1976
Condition: Used
Manufacturer: Annalee Mobilitee Dolls/Made in USA
This Large Annalee Easter Parade Girl Bunny with twisted wire stand and her eyes open still has her original cloth and paper tags that are marked: Annalee / 1970-1976 / Meredith / New Hampshire / Made in USA.
Annalee and husband Chip Thorndike lived on a New Hampshire chicken farm. The chicken farm failed in the early 1950's and it was then that Annalee was forced to really get serious about her childhood hobby, doll making with a dash of Yankee influence. So the old chicken coop became a design room, Chip became a salesman, and Annalee a doll maker. Crafted with quality wool blend fabric, Annalee Dolls are unique, both in appearance, and their vulnerability.
Barbara Annalee Davis was born in Concord, New Hampshire in 1915. Annalee passed away after a short illness in her home, on April 7, 2002.
She fashioned her creations directly from the activities of her two sons who were always skiing, swimming or otherwise engaged in what children do best. There is no doubt that this is why Annalee picked more then one mischievous, whimsical face for each of her doll creations.
Today, the dolls that Annalee's design associates create reflect not only easier times, but also Annalee's sense of human nature and humor.
In very good + condition without moth damage, rips or tears she measures 36 inches tall, 13 inches wide and 15 inches deep.
I also have the large Easter Parade Boy Bunny for sale, listed seperately. Please see item #annalee726.
An addition to any Annalee Mobilitee Dolls Collection.
SH & Ins. will be quoted after orders placed. If you have any other questions please contact me and thank you for looking.

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