Walnut Baby

Name: Walnut Baby

Made by and When: Floyd Bell, 2000

Material: Walnut wood with spring joints

Marks: ©Floyd Bell (other indiscernible markings) / 2000

Height: 12 inches

Hair/Eyes/Mouth: Black painted carved dots in the head represent curls/brown painted eyes/smiling mouth

Clothes: White gown with light blue ribbon at the neck with lace trim at the neck and hem, has bare feet

Other: Certificate of authenticity is signed, dated 4/15/2009, and indicates the doll is #1 of 1. The smaller doll that Walnut Baby holds is made of composition, circa 1930s, by an unknown maker.

Walnut Baby by Floyd Bell

Read more about Bell here and here


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