Museum of Decorative Dolls opens Barbie exhibition

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DonnaDoll

2016-03-11 11:06:44

Here's another reason to take a short Paris break! More than 700  Barbie dolls have gone on display as part of a new exhibition at the Museum of Decorative Dolls in Paris, celebrating Barbie's 57 years. 

The exquisite collection combines dolls dressed by some of the biggest names in the fashion world along with dolls which pay homage to important figures in history and in popular culture.

Dolls by designers Christian Lacroix and Jean Paul Gaultier will stand alongside an exquisite Barbie doll version of the Queen of France, Marie Antoinette and dolls based on Hollywood icons. The exhibition is also featuring full size replicas of some of Barbie's most famous outfits, a Barbie football table and a display which explores the history and evolution the doll in its 57 years of production. 

 

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