Do you want to know more about taking care of your porcelain Indian doll? Do you want to know about the different types on Native Indian doll? Read our guide for facts & information…
If you try to look for Indian porcelain dolls online you will find Native Indian Porcelain dolls and dolls from India as well. Even though both are equally beautiful but the Indian dolls are almost unique in their variety. However, you may have to spend some time online to find the kind that you want, once you get one; it will be well worth the effort and will add value to your doll collection.
One of the amazing things about getting a Indian dolls is the fact that they are reflective of India’s multicultural and multiethnic society where new customs and traditions have come to life and are followed with a zeal equal to the old traditions and customs. If you look at the dolls they reflect this in their dresses as well. While some dolls are pretty in their European garb others are dressed in the traditional attire known as the sari.
Like in all other countries, dolls in India are reflective of the local culture and life style. For instance you will find that even today in rural areas the shift is towards the multi-generational homes as opposed to the cities where people prefer nuclear families. And this variety of everyday life is also depicted in the dolls from the country. However, if you are looking for a doll for your collection I would highly recommend one that focuses on the vibrantly colored ethnic clothes.
For instance, a very common Indian doll is the bride, with a myriad of colors and textures in her clothing and her beauty. You will notice that the dolls are accessorized with tiny jewelries and their over wrap, commonly known as the sari, is made of a red patterned material.
Alternatively, you could also go for an Indian porcelain doll that depicts tribal life in all its glory. In these dolls the headgear of the male doll will depict its position in the tribe while the attire of the female tribal member will show the tribe’s culture and beauty in its natural form. Once again the clothing used is made of vibrantly colored materials in tandem with the brightly colored traditional dresses worn by the tribes even today.
You will also be able to find dolls that reflect the culture and traditions of different tribes. Since each tribe has its own traditional dress, a unique history and customs, you will find a huge variety even when you opt for tribal Indian dolls. For example, the female dolls representing a woman from the Bondo tribe will usually be seen in a multicolored striper skirt and will have many necklaces adorning a beautiful neck. Similarly, the bride doll fro the Santhal tribe will be attired in a lot of jewelry like bracelets on both arms, facial jewelry and earrings; she will normally carry a dress made of striped material.