Amber

Name:  Amber

Made by and When:  Annette Himstedt, Puppen Kinder Collection, 2000

Material:  All vinyl except upper arms and waist-to-thighs which are doe-suede stuffed fabric, articulated at the upper arms and neck

Marks: (Head) Amber / PK II 2000-1043 / Annette Himstedt©; (incised in the back of the arms and the legs where the vinyl meets the cloth and in the lower back) 1043 PK II 2000 Annette Himstedt©; the bottom of the breast/body plate is string-attached to the body.

Height: 31 inches

Hair, Eyes, Mouth: Auburn natural textured, tightly coiled hair, mostly loose with several braids in front; hazel eyes, closed mouth

Clothes: Orange satin dress trimmed in yellow, one-piece undergarment and slip, red sandals with green leather laces and thick cork soles; wears a rose pendant string necklace and holds an enamel-painted wreath of metal flowers. All clothing has a cloth Annette Himstedt© tag.

Other: From Annette Himstedt’s Puppen Kinder Collection, Amber represents a 7-year-old Jamaican girl of the 1970s.

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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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