The Brubacker Collection

PUMPKIN MOONSHINE

What would a pumpkin be without cats and mice? Here we see a common scene of "Hide-and-seek" with Tabitha Twichet looking for Hunca Munnca. All figures are completely hand wrought from head to toe. The pumpkin is papier mache and the figures are felted wool.

Tabitha Twichet is 5"L with glass eyes, orange and white fur ending with a sweet tail. Hunca Munca is 3 "L, dark brown/black with a pink nose and glass eyes, white paws and a long tail.

Both figures are inspired by the works of Beatrix Potter. They have been created by the artist with great attention to detail. The pumpkin seems amused with all the attention.

# MEB-204

$55.00


ABIGAIL CRANE

Inspired by ,"The Legend of Sleepy Hollow" and other classics based on Halloween,we introduce you to Abigail Crane a distant relative of Ichabod Crane. Abigail is completely hand wrought from head to toe. She is constructed of canvass, has movable joints with seamed fingers and toes, stationery head and painted face. 
Abigail has been created by the artist with great attention to detail of the 18th Century. Her clothes are all hand made. Her dress is made of cotton batiste with a slip underneath. The collar is ruffled and she wears a sweet bonnet, common to the time. Her eyes are brown and despite her orange face she carries a sweet, bright expression. She stands 13" Tall and is made of canvass, stuffed with saw dust.

# MEB-207

$75.00


P1050999

Inspired by the children's stories,"The Adventures of Uncle Wiggily"1910,by American author,Howard R. Garris, Nurse Jane is completely hand wrought from head to toe. She is a main character in the series who assists Dr. Possum with patients. Together they help Uncle Wiggily with his rheumatism and all other adventures he can find. Nurse Jane has been created by the artist with great attention to detail of the illustrated character. Her clothes are all hand made.She stands 8" Tall and is made of wool,stuffed with saw dust.

# MEB 205

$55.00


EDNA

Offering a young girl, Edna,inspired by the dolls of Margarete Steiff (1847-1909). Steiff was a seamstress who founded Margarete Steiff Gmbh in1880. Steiff was wheelchair bound due to childhood polio. She started making stuffed animals as a hobby which later became a world wide business. Originally sold as "pin keeps",her animals have been collected and loved by many.
Edna, who stands 15 3/4" tall, is hand wrought from head to toe with great attention to detail. Her dress is cotton print with a white cotton slip. Her shoes are black leather with black stockings - both hand wrought. She has a lilac knitted hat and sweater fastened with a button.
Edna body is "felted wool". She has a movable head,glass eyes and jointed shoulders and hips.

# MEB 198

$215.00


Mr. Twee Deedle

Mr. Twee Deedle was a character created by the American Artist, political cartoonist, children's book author and illustrator,John Barton Gruelle (1880-1938). Mr. Gruelle is famous for his creation of "The Raggedy Ann and Andy" books and dolls.<br /><br />Mr. Gruelle was a dye in the wool  free lance artist, who was most at home at his drawing board. He began early as a newspaper illustrator for adults. In 1908, he began producing work for children and was hired by The New York Herald in 1911. It was here that he created Mr Twee Deedle for the Sunday comic pages. Mr. Twee Deedle appeared in the newspapers from 1911 to 1914. Mr. Twee Deedle is a magical wood sprite who befriends two children, Dickie and Dolly. Gruelle depicted a charming fantastical child's world filled with light whimsy. The artwork is among the most stunning ever to grace an American newspaper page.Inspired by the main character, Mr Twee Deedle is completely hand wrought from head to toe. With hand made clothes, the artist has paid every attention to the detail of the original illustrations.

# MEB - 192

$275.00


Ruth Ann

Offering a young Amish girl with a basket to collect the eggs. "Ruth Ann" is inspired by the dolls of Margarete Steiff (1847-1909). Steiff was a seamstress who founded Margarete Steiff Gmbh in 1880. Steiff was wheelchair bound due to childhood polio. She started making stuffed animals as a hobby which later became a world wide business. Originally sold as "pin keeps",her animals have been collected and loved by many.
"Ruth Ann",who stands 14" tall, is hand wrought from head to toe with great attention to the details of the appropriate Amish clothes for a young girl. Her dress is made of cotton in a solid color . It is modest,practical and fastened with straight pins as is the custom of Old Order Amish women. She has a black cotton apron over her dress. Her shoes are  black leather with black stockings and her hair is worn in the traditional style. Her shoes and stockings are hand wrought. She does not have a white "Prayer Cap". She is made of "felted wool" stuffed with saw dust. Her head is movable, eyes are glass ,shoulders and hips are jointed.

# MEB-161

$215.00


Emma

Offering a young Amish Girl ready to begin her day. "Emma" is inspired by the dolls of Margarete Steiff (1847-1909). Steiff was a seamstress who founded Margarete Steiff Gmbh in 1880. Steiff was wheelchair bound due to childhood polio. She started making stuffed animals as a hobby which later became a world wide business. Originally sold as " pin keeps",her animals have been collected and loved by many.
"Emma", who stands 21" tall, is hand wrought from head to toe with great attention to the details of the appropriate Amish clothes for a young girl. Her dress is made of cotton in a solid color. It is modest,practical and fastened with straight pins as is the custom of Old Order Amish women.She has a black,cotton apron over the dress. Her shoes are black  leather with black stockings and her hair is worn in the traditional style. her shoes and stockings are hand wrought. She does not have a white "Prayer Cap". She has a "felted wool body" stuffed with saw dust. She has glass eyes,movable head,jointed shoulders and hips.

# MEB-140

$205.00


The Brownies - The Kid's Pal

Inspired by the children's books,"The Brownies" by Canadian author and illustrator, Palmer Cox - "The Kid's Pal" is a character in the series. These books were based on traditional English Mythology and Scottish stories told to Cox by his grandmother. Brownies delighted in harmless pranks and helpful deeds. Their popularity led to Kodak's naming "The Brownie Camera" after them. Also they inspired the pre-Girl Scout group (Brownies) who fashioned their uniforms after them. This little fellow stands 9" tall. He is  hand wrought from head to toe with great attention to the details of the original illustrations. He made of wool and stuffed with sawdust.

# MEB-191

$55.00


The Brownies - the Kid

Inspired by the children's books ,"The Brownies" by the Canadian author and illustrator, Palmer Cox - "The Kid" is a character in the series. These books are based upon traditional English Mythology and Scottish stories told to Cox by his grandmother. Brownies delighted in harmless pranks and helpful deeds. Their popularity led to Kodak's naming their"Brownie Camera" after them. Also they inspired the pre-Girl Scout Group (Brownies) who fashioned their uniforms after them. This little fellow stands 9" tall. He is completely hand wrought from head to toe with great attention to the details of the original illustrations. He is made of wool and stuffed with saw dust.

# MEB-190

$55.00


The Brownies - Irishman

Inspired by the children's books, The Brownies" by Canadian author and illustrator, Palmer Cox - "The Irishman" is a character in the series. These books were based on traditional English Mythology and Scottish stories told to the author by his grandmother. brownies delighted in harmless pranks and helpful deeds. Their popularity led Kodak's naming the "Brownie Camera" after them. Also they inspired the pre-Girl Scout group (Brownies) who fashioned their uniforms after them. This little fellow is the "Brownie Irishman" who stands 9" tall. he is hand wrought from head to toe with great attention to the original illustrations. He is made of woll and stuffed with saw dust.

# MEB-189

$55.00


The Brownies - Policeman

Inspired by the children's books, "The Brownies" by Canadian author and illustrator, Palmer Cox - "The Policeman" is a character in the series. these books were based upon English traditional Mythology and Scottish stories told to the author by his grandmother. Brownies delighted in harmless pranks and helpful deeds. Their popularity led Kodak's naming of the "Brownie Camera" after them. Also they inspired the pre-Girl Scout group (Brownies) who fashioned their uniforms after them. This little fellow is "The Brownie Policeman" who stands 9" tall. He is hand wrought from head to toe with great attention to the details of the original illustrations. he is made of wool and stuffed with saw dust.

# MEB-187

$55.00


The Brownies - Busnessman

Inspired by the children's books "The Brownies" by Canadian illustrator and author, Palmer Cox - "The Businessman" is a character in the series. These books were based on elements from English traditional mythology and Scottish stories told to Cox by his grandmother. Brownies delighted in harmless pranks and helpful deeds. Their popularity led to Kodak's naming the "brownie camera" after them. Also they inspired the pre-Girl Scout group(Brownies) who fashioned their uniforms after them.
This little fellow is the "Brownie Businessman" who stands 9"tall. He is hand wrought from head to toe with great attention to the details of the original illustrations. He is made of wool and stuffed with sawdust.

# MEB-188

$55.00


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