Celluloid Babies in Bunting

Name: Celluloid Babies in Bunting

Made by and When: Unknown maker, made in Japan circa 1930s

Material: Celluloid

Marks: Japan (stamped on the back of the cardboard that is attached to bunting)

Height: 5 inches

Hair/Eyes/Mouth: Molded/painted eyes and mouths

Clothes: None

Other: Dolls are inside their original white flannel bunting that is attached to a piece of cardboard. The bunting is trimmed with loops of thread. Each doll holds a bottle in its right hand. Celluloid dolls were outlawed in the United States during the 1930s due to flammability of celluloid.


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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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