Composition Baby Made in England

Photographs courtesy of Karen Kilburn

Name: Composition Baby (Made in England)

Made by and When: Unknown, circa 1930s-1940s

Material: Lightweight composition

Marks: Unmarked

Height: 20 inches

Hair/Eyes/Mouth: Sculpted black hair with widow’s peak of curls/side-glancing black painted eyes with a red dot in the inner corner of each/slightly parted dark red lips and painted tongue

Clothes: Redressed in a christening gown, bonnet, and booties

Other: According to the England-based seller, this doll was made in England. The composition is much lighter in weight than the composition used by American doll companies during this doll-making era.


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