Joffee Diva Anita Gold

Name: Anita Gold

Made by and When: Joy Griffis of Joffee Diva Dolls, 2020

Material: Polymer clay face and hands, stuffed cloth body

Marks: None

Height: 10 inches

Hair, Eyes, Mouth: Synthetic dark brown hair with auburn highlights, painted brown eyes, closed mouth with painted red lips

Clothes: Sewn-on burgundy and pink catsuit is embellished with gold brocade at the arms and lacy gold trim at the wrists; has a gold V-shaped neckline and wears gold-tone rings and earrings and handmade gold lamé shoes. The waist belt was made from a gold-tone bracelet.

Other: Anita Gold is a one-of-a-kind art doll that has a wired armature for posing in a variety of diva-dramatic ways. Joffee Diva Dolls uses the slogan “handmade dolls with spirit” because, “they’re happy; there is a life to them, there is an energy to the dolls” because, according to the artist, she puts a lot of love into them.

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Published by DeeBeeGee

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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