Baby Sunny Boy

Name:  Baby Sunny Boy

Made by and When:  Annette Himstedt from the Himie Puppen Kinder Collection, 2001

Material:  Vinyl head, lower arms, and lower legs; pellet-filled doe suede upper arms and body to the upper thighs

Marks: (Incised in the head) Sunny / Himie 2001 KP Annette Himstedt©; (incised along the edges of the arms and legs) Himie 2001 KP Annette Himstedt©; (ribbon body tag) Annette Himstedt©; all articles of clothing are tagged Annette Himstedt©; has a care-instructions hangtag.

Height: 20 inches

Hair, Eyes, Mouth: Clothes: Chestnut-colored curly human hair wig with blonde highlights, hazel glass eyes, upper and lower painted eyelashes, open mouth with two sculpted lower teeth.

Clothes: White cotton romper with light and dark blue circle print fabric; green plush jacket, hat, and booties; white diaper

Other: From the 2001 Himie Collection, Baby Sunny Boy is one of the first two baby dolls in this collection. Baby Sunny Boy has a weighted body and a dimpled left cheek and chin.



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: Logo

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

Twitter picture

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

Facebook photo

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

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: