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55 Delicious Doll Tattoos – Tattoo Ideas, Artists and Models

Growing up, many of us played with dolls. However, the time period you were born greatly determined the types of dolls you played with. For example, as a child of the 90s, I grew up playing with Barbie dolls. I even remember getting a collectible Barbie Cruella de Vil that, to my mom’s horror, I tried to get her hair cut. However, my sister was born a few years later and she fell into the Bratz doll demographic. I really never recovered from their removable feet. Now, I’m sure the kids have plenty of other dolls that I’ve never heard of.

Take a look at 55 inspiring doll tattoos from the past, present, and future, then let us know your favorite doll on this list (and if that makes you feel old AF) in the comments section. social networks.

Barbie

Beginnings: 1959

Creator: Ruth Handler

Fun fact: She was based on a German X-rated doll, Lilli, the high class call girl.

Porcelain

Other names: biscuit dolls, porcelain dolls

Look Popularity: 1860-1900

Fun Fact: The Most Expensive Porcelain Doll Selling For $ 339,136

Cloth

Debut: Raggedy Ann debuted in 1915.

Creator: Johnny Gruelle

Fun fact: Amish rag dolls don’t have facial features.

matryoshka

Beginnings: 1890

Creators: Vasily Zvyozdochkin and Sergey Malyutin

Fun fact: The largest set of Matryoshka dolls contained 51 hand-painted pieces.

Paper

Beginnings: Japanese origami dates back to AD 800.

Designer: Little Fanny was mass produced by S&J Fuller and released in 1810.

Fun fact: A paper doll convention is held every year in Phoenix, Arizona.

Bratz

Beginnings: 2001

Creator: Carter Bryant

Fun fact: Bryant was working for Mattel when he created Bratz, Barbie’s biggest competitor.

Troll

Beginnings: 1959

Creator: Thomas Dam

Fun fact: they are called Gonk Dolls in the UK.

Voodoo

Origin: Fon people in Benin

Misconception: Voodoo dolls are not widely used in Haitian voodoo or Louisiana voodoo.

Fun fact: Voodoo dolls have appeared in films like “Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom” and “The Princess and the Frog”.

Cabbage patch

Beginnings: 1982

Creator: Roger L. Schlaifer

Fun Fact: Garbage Pail Kids was created as a parody of Cabbage Patch Kids and included characters such as Adam Bomb, Evil Eddie, Schizo Fran, and Blasted Billy.

Kewpie

Beginnings: 1912

Designer: Rose O’Neill

Fun fact: The Kewpies were originally designed as comic book characters in 1909.

Polly pocket

Beginnings: 1989

Creator: Chris Wiggs

Fun fact: Wiggs first used a makeup compact to create the dollhouse.