Kiss Me Baby Lost! Doll 5

Name: Kiss Me Baby Lost! Doll Number 5

Made by and When: Philip Heath, circa 2005/2006

Material: Vinyl

Marks: PsH is on the back of the head.

Height: 15 inches

Hair, Eyes, Mouth: Bald (missing a raffia string headwrap), closed eyes, closed mouth

Clothes: The baby lies on a piece of burlap, has a cloth collar, loin cloth coverings, and an ankle bracelet

Other: This hand-painted doll is from The Lost Children series by the late Philip Heath. Heath sculpted dolls based on real children he had encountered during his travels. In this series, he created a ”lost” and a ”found” version of each child.

Gallery (Photographs courtesy of Cat Runnels)

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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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