Miniature porcelain Ruby Bridges tribute doll #Rubybridgesdoll #Rubybridges
Destiny was inspired by Ruby Nell Bridges, who at age six in 1960 became the first Black child to enroll in William Franz Elementary School in New Orleans.
Name: Ruby Bridges #1 and the Ruby Bridges Doll Series Made by and When: Gloria Y. Rone, 2021 Material: Polymer clay Marks: Signed and dated by the artist Height: 9 inches Hair, Eyes, Mouth: Black hair sculpted from polymer clay, sculpted and painted side-glancing eyes, smiling mouths with painted teeth Clothes: The single Ruby BridgesContinue reading “Ruby Bridges #1 and the Series”
Photograph courtesy of Rachel McCullough Sherrod of Starkey’s Daughter Cloth Dolls Name: Ruby Bridges (a one-of-a-kind doll) Made by and When: Starkey’s Daughter Cloth Dolls, January 2020 Material: The face, arms and legs are made of a wool blend felt. The head and torso are a cotton blend. Marks: Signed and dated by the artist,Continue reading “Ruby Bridges”
Ruby B. represents 6-year-old Ruby Nell Bridges, the first African American child to desegregate the William Frantz Elementary School in Louisiana in September 1960 during the New Orleans desegregation crisis.
Wilma was inspired by the Norman Rockwell Painting “The problem We All Live With,” depicting Ruby Bridges.