Green-Eyed Beauty

Name: Green-eyed Beauty

Made by and When: Unknown manufacturer, circa 1960s

Material: All heavyweight-vinyl with the usual five points of articulation (head, shoulders, upper legs)

Marks: Unmarked

Height: 19 inches

Hair, Eyes, Mouth: Dark brown waist-length and thickly rooted hair, bright green sleep eyes have attached molded black upper eyelashes with three painted eyelashes in the outer corner of each eye, smiling mouth.

Clothes: Nicely redressed in a homemade red and white striped dress with matching off-white crocheted trimmed panties. The dress has off-white lace at the collar and sleeves and a red ribbon sash that ties in the back. Off-white lace-trimmed satin slippers with red ribbon ties complete the outfit.

Other: This lovely green-eyed, chubby-cheeked doll is made of the same quality as 1960s to 1970s Madame Alexander Leslie and other high-end dolls. Green eyes with this complexion were rare for the era in which this doll was made.

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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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