University Museums

Title: Dionne Quintuplets, Yvonne
Name: Doll
Date: 1935
Country/Culture: American
Marks: Head: ALEXANDER Body: ALEXANDER Clothes: Genuine//Dionne Quintuplet Dolls//All Rights Reserved Madame Alexander, metal pin with name Yvonne, other side Madame Alexander
Classification: Dolls, Doll Accessories, Toys and Games
Credit Line: Gift of Ann and Henry Brunnier. In the Ann and Henry Brunnier Collection, Brunnier Art Museum, University Museums, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa.
Object Number: 8.16.14
More Information
In 1935 the birth of the Canadian Dionne quintuplets inspired doll makers to produce sets of them as infants, toddlers, and as young girls, sometimes with their doctor. These sets were produced until 1939 and often included extra clothing and furniture.