MiBebé Boy and Girl

Name:  MiBeBé Boy and Girl

Made by and When:  Berjusa, circa 1980s

Material: Soft vinyl head, arms, and legs; foam-stuffed cloth bodies

Marks: b.b. / MADE IN SPAIN

Height: 27 inches

Hair, Eyes, Mouth: Closely rooted short black Afro hairstyles with a pink ribbon that accents the girl’s hair, brown sleep eyes with attached upper eyelashes, open/closed mouths that accommodate a pacifier.

Clothes: Personalized “MiBeBé” clothing consists of a light blue and white romper for the boy and a pink and white dress with white shorts for the girl. The shoes and/or socks were added by the curator.

Other: Made in Spain for the European market during the 1980s, MiBeBé dolls are life-like baby dolls with pacifiers that activate a battery-operated crying mechanism when the pacifiers are removed from their mouths.



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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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