Cally Sue and Doll

Name: Cally Sue and Doll

Made by and When: Once Upon a Time by Terry Stone, 1994

Material: Head, shoulder plate, hands, and wrists are polymer clay the body is white leather; the arms, legs, and feet are cloth; her doll is cloth with painted facial features.

Marks: Unmarked

Height: 25 inches and 8 inches

Hair/Eyes: Mohair braids with beige ribbons tied at the ends, brown painted eyes with applied eyelashes

Clothes: Dressed in antique clothing and boots, the dress is blue and white plaid with an off-white apron cinched at the waist with lace; wears off-white silk pantaloons, black tights, and brown antique leather boots that button on the side.

Other: Representing a girl of the early 1900s, Cally Sue is attached to a wooden base made of turn of the century barn wood.  When properly positioned, she gazes down at her dolly with a pointed finger as though she is admonishing it. 


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Published by DeeBeeGee

Doll collector, historian, co-founder of the first e-zine devoted to collecting black dolls; author of black-doll reference books, doll blogs, and doll magazine articles.

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