Rubens Barn Original Maria
Rubens Barn dolls are designed in Sweden and handmade in China. The family run company that produces them has highly skilled seamstresses, that have been making Rubens Barn dolls since their inception over 16 years ago. A Rubens Barn doll is created by hand, taking over 100 different steps. Made from 100% polyester materials, the faces are sculptured in a soft fleece fabric, with embroidered eyes and cheeky smiles. Because they are totally fabric, they are perfect for hugs and cuddles.
The dolls can be machine washed at 30 degrees celsius and tumbled dried on a low heat and the clothes should be hand washed.
Rubens Barn Original Maria is a 50cm doll with calcium carbonate granules in her bottom which give her weight enabling her to sit. She has brown eyes and blushed cheeks. Her black hair is tied in bunches with red ribbon and she is wearing a red and orange striped dress under which she wears plain white knickers. She brings her own lemon coloured shoulder bag, which is embroidered with the Rubens Barn Club logo.
Weighing 1Kg, she is a substantial doll and is suitable for age 3 years+. She has also become popular within the care sector helping to ease tension and frustrations in some demetia clients. She has also helped to ease anxieties in certain circumstances.