Name: Armand Marseille #362
Made by and When: Armand Marseille, 1920s
Material: Bisque head with composition body
Marks: On nape of neck:
Height: 16 inches
Hair, Eyes, Mouth: Molded black curls, brown glass sleep eyes, open mouth with red lips and four upper teeth
Clothes: These dolls were usually dressed in African tribal costumes with gold earrings, necklaces, bracelets, and anklets. This doll has been redressed as a girl in a white eyelet dress with matching pantaloons.
Other: The 362 Armand Marseille mold is considered rare. Only used for Black dolls, the fuller features of this mold depict African ancestry. There is a horizontal slit in the nape of the neck similar to a coin slot. It is uncertain if this was added by the manufacturer or by a previous owner that used the doll as a bank! Both ears are pierced, which is common.
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