Name: Carolyn

Made by and When: Carolynne White, 1998

Material: Paper clay (head and shoulder plate), cloth body, arms, and legs with wired armature in the arms; pulpboard and wire for the doll stand

Marks: Carolyn/©1994/1998/Caron Enterprises

Height: 37 inches

Hair/Eyes/Mouth: Synthetic handmade wig has multiple braids/brown painted eyes/closed mouth

Clothes/Accessories: Wears multicolored short-sleeve dress with matching headscarf, has beaded earrings attached to the headscarf which is attached to the face, matching beaded necklace and bracelet, painted-on bronze shoes; has a custom doll stand created by the artist.

Other: The artist of this lovely, one-of-a-kind art doll transitioned in September 2018. The doll, Carolyn, and the others made by the artist will preserve White’s legacy as an accomplished doll artist and doll collector.

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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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