My Dream Baby

Name: My Dream Baby

Made by and When: Armand Marseille, 1920s

Material: Solid dome bisque head, 5-piece bent-limb papier-mâché baby body, and composition or papier-maché limbs

Marks: A.M. / GERMANY / 351.5 K

Height: 19 inches

Hair, Eyes, Mouth: Painted and sculpted black curls, brown glass sleep eyes with painted upper and lower eyelashes, open mouth with painted red lips and two lower teeth

Clothes: Redressed in a vintage romper, bonnet, and booties

Other: Made in Germany, circa 1920, Armand Marseille My Dream Baby character dolls range in size from 8 to 22 inches. The 19-inch version is one of the largest sizes.

Gallery (Images and description courtesy of and Alderfer Auction.)


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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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