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Kachina dolls are figures made by Native American.Kachina figures were teaching tool to children about Hopi religion, so every home had their own. While some dolls represent people or animals, others represent natural forces. They are decorated with feathers, hair, and sticks. There are hundreds of Kachinas, so it's very hard to classify them.
The very first Barbie doll was launched in March 1959 by American businesswoman Ruth Handler. The original Barbie doll was introduced in both blonde and brunette. This doll for girls managed completely change the toy industry, becoming a standard for which all other modern dolls are graded.
Dolls differ in regard of the culture that invented them, their purpose, imagination of the doll maker and fashion of the moment. Find here some of the types of the dolls and their definitions.
Kokeshi are Japanese dolls, handmade from wood. There are two types: traditional and creative. While "traditional" kokeshi dolls are very simple in their design with round heads and cylindrical limbless bodies, "creative" are more shapely and in different colors. They were originally souvenirs for Japanese tourists but today are artistic folk art.