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Put the pool ladder together, tested the water to make sure it was warm enough it isand made the cars shiny! Plus nick made another amazing meal! Another day complete at Barbie's Dream House.
Barbie is a fashion doll manufactured by the American toy company Mattel, Inc. American businesswoman Ruth Handler is credited with the creation of the doll using a German doll called Bild Lilli as her inspiration. Barbie is the figurehead of a brand of Mattel dolls and accessories, including other family members and collectible dolls.
Barbiein full Barbara Millicent Robertsan inch- cm- tall plastic doll with the figure of an adult woman that was introduced on March 9,by Mattel, Inc. Ruth Handlerwho cofounded Mattel with her husband, Elliot, spearheaded the introduction of the doll. Since the s, Barbie has been criticized for materialism amassing cars, houses, and clothes and unrealistic body proportions.
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First created as a comic-strip character in the Hamburg newspaper Bild-Zeitungthe Bild Lilli doll became so popular that she was immortalized in plastic — and sold as an adult novelty, according to Robin Gerber, the author of Barbie and Ruth. The proto-Barbie was just shy of a foot tall, with bulging breasts and a platinum-blonde ponytail, made up for a night on the town with red puckered lips and blue eye shadow. The dolls also have tellingly different feet, according to M.
NB: For copyright reasons, the illustrations that accompanied the original paper version of this essay have not been reproduced. Barbie, at the age of 41, is one of the longest living toys in America. Analyzing her early history can give a person a look into the societal trends and culture of the late 's and early 's. There is evidence of fashion innovations in Barbie's wardrobe.