Martha Chase Stockinette Boy

Name: Martha Chase Boy

Made by and When: Martha Chase, circa 1940s-1950s

Material: Stockinette (stuffed vinyl type material for body arms and legs; head uses stockinette over a mold).

Marks: None; these dolls had paper labels on their bodies which usually fall off.

Height: 14 inches

Hair/Eyes/Mouth: Painted black hair/painted brown eyes/closed mouth

Clothes: Redressed in a nautical outfit, white socks, white baby shoes

Other: Martha Chase used this same head sculpt well into the 1970s for white and black dolls. See more photos of this doll here.

Circa 1940s-1950s Martha Chase Stockinette Boy


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