Name: South Islander Girl
Made by and When: Norah Wellings, 1940s
Material: Velvet and velvet over a sculpted face, jointed neck
Marks: MADE IN ENGLAND/BY/NORAH WELLINGS (on black cloth tag sewn to left foot)
Height: 13-1/2 inches
Hair/Eyes/Mouth: Black mohair wig styled in an upswept bun may not be the original hairstyle/brown painted eyes side-glance to the doll’s left; eyes are lined in black/smiling mouth with six separately painted teeth.
Clothes: Redressed; original outfit was possibly a grass skirt, wears original gray marble colored bangle bracelet and anklet on left arm and ankle. Bracelet and ankle indentations on right arm and ankle indicate bracelets were probably worn there.
Other: The South Islander dolls were given model numbers. This doll’s model number is unknown.