Name: Alisha and Jessamyn
Made by and When: Helen Kish, 2011 and 2006, respectively
Material: (Alisha) vinyl, (Jessamyn) resin
Marks: Alisha’s head is marked ©2010 Kish and Company. Jessamyn’s head is marked Kish / and Company ©2006.
Height: Alisha is 8 inches. Jessamyn is 5-1/2 inches.
Hair, Eyes, Mouth: Jessamyn has a dark brown knotted yarn wig styled in two Nubian knots in the front and one in the back with pink ribbons tied around each.
Clothes: Alisha’s auburn hair is rooted into a short Afro adorned with a pink ribbon headband added by the curator. Both dolls have brown painted eyes and closed mouths. Alisha’s dark pink dress has a white bodice, and a lighter pink waist sash accented with a fabric flower. With the dress, Alisha wears white panties, white tights, and silver lamé shoes with pink ribbon ankle ties. Jessamyn wears a white and khaki linen dress with embroidered flower accents, white panties, and khaki-colored crocheted Mary Jane shoes.
Other: Alisha was a new sculpt in 2010 and was released to the market in 2011. Jessamyn is a 2006 Kish Collector’s Society (KCS) Club Doll that was available only to KCS club members. Both dolls have bent baby legs and each has a certificate of authenticity.
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2 thoughts on “Alisha and Jessamyn”
Perfectly beautiful faces with features and expressions that go straight to the heart. She has dressed them lovingly from hair bows to little shoes bespeaking tenderness. They are precious. They are valued. They are loved!
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Yes, “they are precious. They are valued. They are loved!” Thank you Marjorie Loring Gauley.