1920s Chad Valley cloth doll 12" tall
Chad Valley doll mark label British Hygienic Toys
Chad Valley mark Hygienic Textile Toys Made in England
Chad Valley began producing cloth dolls around 1917.
Earliest dolls have stockinet faces, later they hand painted
felt faces with a velvet or velveteen body.
Chad was granted the Royal Warrant of Appointment "Toy makers
to her Majesty the Queen". Palitoy acquired Chad Valley in
1978 then Woolworth in
1988. Some Chad Valley doll marks, labels or hang tags;
The Chad Valley, Hygienic
Fabric Toys, Made in England
Chad Valley Bambina (Reg. & Pat.)
The Mabel Lucie Attwell Doll (Reg. & Patented) Sole Makers Chad Valley Co. LTD.
Also, Chad Valley Hygienic Toys Made in England Seal of Purity hangtag; the celluloid button;
Chad Valley British Hygienic Toys or Royals; HRH . . . British made Doll
By Permission of Her Majesty The Queen Sole Makers The Chad Valley Co Ltd. Harbonne, England.
In 1923 Chad registered cloth printed aerolite rag
dolls; Peggy, Peter Pan, Pixie, Sonia & Red Cloud..