The family of Wooden Dolls are all hand painted, making each one completely unique.
No.10’s head and shoulders are adorned with feather wings. Girard was influenced by the art of South America, Asia and Eastern Europe at the time, which is evident in each doll.
Designer Alexander Girard was born to an American mother and an Italian father in 1907 in New York City. Along with his close friends and contemporaries George Nelson and Charles & Ray Eames, Girard was one of the leading figures of postwar American modern design.
Textile design was the main focus of his wide-ranging design career which also encompassed architecture, interior design, furniture design and industrial design. Perhaps his most iconic designs are his collection of hand-painted Wooden Dolls with are now produced under licence by Vitra.