Angela by Cre8tiv Glory

Name: Angela

Made by and When: Gloria Grandy of Cre8tiv Glory Designs, acquired in 2017

Material: Cloth

Marks: Unmarked

Height: 20 inches

Hair, Eyes, Mouth: Handmade Afro wig of synthetic fibers, hand-painted and needle-sculpted facial features with brown painted eyes, closed painted mouth

Clothes: Dressed in faux fur zebra dress with black wet look belt, black sandals with wet look straps and felt soles; wears gold hoop earrings, and brass-colored beaded necklace with ankh pendant.

Other: This one-of-a-kind art doll was named after Angela Davis by the curator. In addition to hand-painted facial features, the doll has hand-painted fingernails and toenails. Gloria Grandy, who recently made her transition from the earth realm, was a textile artist, art doll designer, and owner of Cre8tiv Glory Designs. View the video that follows the gallery and visit Gloria’s blog where she shared her cre8tiv doll art.


The Cre8tiv Glory Blog

Visit Cre8tive Glory, a blog that Gloria Grandy maintained where she showcased her doll art.


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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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