Sometimes dolls just represented women. At one suffrage tea held in New Jersey, visitors were delighted by cakes adorned with suffrage dolls. According to the article, the dolls were dressed in the New Jersey suffrage colors of purple, green, and white.
Suffrage displays using dolls was popular, particularly in 1915. Both suffragists in Pennsylvania and Connecticut used doll displays at fairs and their own bazaars and events to represent women of the different states here in the United States and often the world.
In Minnesota, the display was so popular that it toured various venues and was a big draw at the state fair:
I'm not sure what the Turkish comment meant.
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