Zuri an OOAK Cloth Doll

Name: Zuri (named by the owner)

Made by and when:  Anny Doll Art, circa 2021

Material:  Cloth

Marks: None

Height: 12 inches

Hair/ Eyes/Mouth: Natural goat hair accented with light pink silk hair ribbons, beautifully painted facial features with acrylic-painted blue eyes, and acrylic-painted red lips

Clothes/Accessories: Handmade cotton dress in burgundy and brown trimming at the collar and waist, multicolored shoes and earrings that match the dress; holds a long-eared tan bunny that has a painted heart decoration on the chest.

Other: Named by the owner, Zuri is a one-of-a-kind, handmade cloth doll made in Russia by Anna Shitova.

Gallery (Photographs courtesy of Bettie Ativie.)


Your comments are valued. Donations aid the initiative to preserve Black-doll history. 

If you subscribe to DeeBeeGee’s Virtual Black Doll Museum™ by email, be sure to click the post title in the email, which links to the website to view all text and associated media. Please “like” and share this installation with your social media doll contacts. To subscribe, add your email address to the subscribe or sign-up field in the footer or right sidebar. 

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.

Leave a Reply

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: