Installations

Pansy by Leo Moss

Name: Pansy Made by and When: Leo Moss, 1888 Material: Papier-mâché shoulder head with painted composition arms and legs, and a brown cloth rag-stuffed body Marks: 1888 (incised in the back of the head) Height: 23 inches Hair, Eyes, Mouth: Textured black hair with molded pigtails to accommodate ribbons, inset brown glass eyes, smiling mouthContinue reading “Pansy by Leo Moss”

Mina by Leo Moss

Name: Mina Made by and When: Leo Moss, 1903 Material: Papier-mâché shoulder head with composition arms and legs, and a brown cloth body Marks: MINA (incised into the front of the shoulder plate), LEO MOSS / 1903 (incised into the back of the head) Height: 22 inches Hair, Eyes, Mouth: Molded, texturized hair; medium brownContinue reading “Mina by Leo Moss”

Zuri an OOAK Cloth Doll

Name: Zuri (named by the owner) Made by and when:  Anny Doll Art, circa 2021 Material:  Cloth Marks: None Height: 12 inches Hair/ Eyes/Mouth: Natural goat hair accented with light pink silk hair ribbons, beautifully painted facial features with acrylic-painted blue eyes, and acrylic-painted red lips Clothes/Accessories: Handmade cotton dress in burgundy and brown trimmingContinue reading “Zuri an OOAK Cloth Doll”

Delia

Name: Delia Made by and When: Helen Kish Designs, 1988 Material: All-porcelain (the palms of the hands are painted a lighter color and the knees are blushed and dimpled). Marks: (Incised in the head) Delia / #1/25 / 1988 Helen Kish (incised signature) Height: 11 inches Hair, Eyes, Mouth: Black yarn cornrowed wig with multicoloredContinue reading “Delia”

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