Topsy Dolls

From the early-1900s through the 1960s, many doll companies chose the name, Topsy, for Black dolls and incorporated a minimum of three braids or tufts of hair on the dolls’ heads in an effort to portray the character in #UncleTomsCabin. #Topsy #Topsydolls

Käthe Kruse Dolls Sam and Linda

Name: Sam and Linda Made by and When: Käthe Kruse, circa 1980s Material: Lightweight hard plastic heads, stuffed brown stockinette bodies Marks: Cloth “Käthe Kruse” tag is attached to the back of their cloth bodies; they both have swing tags around their necks that read: Original Käthe Kruse Modell Hanne Kruse Made in Germany. Height:Continue reading “Käthe Kruse Dolls Sam and Linda”

Triki Miki

Name: Triki Miki Made by and When: Uneeda, 1971 Material: Vinyl Marks: UNEEDA (on the head); LITTLE MISS / DOLLIKIN / U.S. PAT. / No. 3,010,253 / OTHER U.S. & / FOR. PAT. PEND. / Made in Hong Kong (on the body) Height: 6-1/2 inches Hair, Eyes, Mouth: Straight black waist-length hair, brown painted eyes,Continue reading “Triki Miki”