Miss Jill Bride

Name: Miss Jill Bride

Made by and When: Vogue Doll Company, 1980 

Material:  Rigid vinyl with flat feet

Marks: (Head) VOGUE DOLL ©1974

Height:  15 inches

Hair, Eyes, Mouth:  Brown rooted hair, brown sleep eyes, open-closed mouth with slightly parted lips and a painted tongue area

Clothing:  White bridal gown, half-slip, nylon panties, veil, white shoes, nude hose

Other: In the Vogue family of dolls, Jill is Ginny’s big sister. This doll uses the same head and body sculpts as Vogue’s casually dressed Miss Ginny from the mid-1970s as documented on page 291 of Black Dolls an Identification and Value Guide 1820 to 1991 by Myla Perkins (Collector Books, 1993). Miss Jill Bride is one of the first if not the first Black Jill dolls produced by Vogue. Earlier Jill dolls from previous decades did not include Black versions.  



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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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