Installations

Peggy Pen-Pal

Name: Peggy Pen-Pal Made by and When: Horsman Dolls, Inc., 1970 Material: (Face) Soft vinyl; (body, arms, and legs) rigid plastic, jointed at the elbows and waist Marks: (Head) 25/HORSMAN DOLLS, INC./19©70; (upper back) HORSMAN/DOLLS/INC./© (Box) Style No. 7001 Height: 18 inches Hair, Eyes, Mouth: Dark brown saran rooted hair is styled in two sideContinue reading “Peggy Pen-Pal”

Oil-Painted Cloth Doll

Name: Maya Made by and When: Sue Sizemore, 2016 Material: Oil-painted cloth, alpaca wool Marks: (Handwritten on the back) Maya/Sue Sizemore/2016 Height: 17 inches Hair, Eyes, Mouth: Dark brown alpaca wool hair styled in soft curly bangs with two side pigtails tied with fabric that matches the dress; realistically painted brown eyes and facial featuresContinue reading “Oil-Painted Cloth Doll”

Oil-Painted Cloth Friend of Hitty

Name: Oil-Painted Cloth Friend of Hitty Dress-Me Doll Made by and When: Sue Sizemore, 2017 Material: Oil-painted cloth Marks: Unmarked Height: 6 inches Hair, Eyes, Mouth: Hand-painted hair, eyes, and mouth; eyes are black Clothes: Painted-on white one-piece underwear, white socks, and black high-top boots  Other: Named “Mimi” by the curator, this one-of-a-kind oil-painted clothContinue reading “Oil-Painted Cloth Friend of Hitty”

Happy Anniversary!

During the height of the COVID-19 pandemic, on January 17, 2021, one year ago today, DeeBeeGee’s Virtual Black Doll Museum was founded. During that time, brick-and-mortar museums and other facilities for the arts, education, and entertainment were closed to the public. The founder of the virtual Black doll museum recognized the need for a site for theContinue reading “Happy Anniversary!”

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