Sheer Delight

Name: Sheer Delight from the “Sheer Bliss Collection”

Made by and When: Madame Alexander, 2005

Material:  Hard plastic

Marks:  ALEXANDER (on the back)

Height: 8 inches

Hair, Eyes, and Mouth:  Dark brown spiral curled wig, brown sleep eyes with hard plastic upper eyelashes and additional painted upper and lower eyelashes, closed mouth

Clothing:  Orange, purple, white, green, and pink floral print dress; white panties, white socks, orange Mary Jane shoes that have an embroidered flower on the front.

Other:  Sheer Delight Wendy, style #40815 is the first doll to use the then-new African American (AA) Wendy face, which has fuller features than the sculpt used for Caucasian Wendy Dolls. The dedicated AA Wendy sculpt has not been used since approximately 2015/2016. According to a reliable source,  “Madame Alexander (MA) no longer uses the Wendy AA Gale Jarvis face sculpt because China kept the mold and others when MA decided to ship the dolls’ production line to China.”

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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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