Dreamy Walker

Name:  Dreamy Walker

Made by and When:  Shindana Toys, Inc., 1975

Material:  Vinyl and rigid plastic


Height: 32 inches

Hair, Eyes, Mouth: Black-rooted hair styled in a “shag” (a popular hairstyle of the 1970s), brown sleep eyes, open-closed mouth (the doll’s lip color has changed from its original red color).

Clothes: Kelly green and white polka dot blouse, yellow overalls, white socks, white vinyl shoes

Other: Stock #8050, Dreamy Walker “walks” with you when the doll’s hands are held and the doll is guided. Dreamy Walker was included in Shindana’s 1978 catalog dressed in red overalls. The catalog description reads,

“Dreamy Walker
Any little girl can step out in style with Shindana’s Dreamy Walker. Dreamy Walker stands 32” tall and features a smart curly shag hairdo and movable eyes.”

Shindana’s motto, “Dolls made by a dream” is on the left top corner of Dreamy Walker’s box.


See other Shindana doll installations or mentions here.


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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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