Silkstone Lingerie Barbie #5

Name: Lingerie Barbie #5 (and other Black/African American Silkstone Barbies) Made by and When: Mattel, Released in 2002 (and subsequent years) Material: Silkstone Height: 11-1/2 inches Hair, Eyes, Mouth: Rooted black hair is styled in a bob with sideswept bangs and a side part/brown painted eyes/closed mouth with crimson lip color Clothes: Black merry widowContinue reading “Silkstone Lingerie Barbie #5”

Sunsational Malibu Christie

Name: Sunsational Malibu Christie Made by and When: Mattel, 1981 Material: Vinyl Height: 11-1/2 inches Hair/Eyes/Mouth: Brown below-the-shoulder-length curly hair/brown painted eyes/closed mouth Clothes/Accessories: Yellow one-piece, orange-trimmed bathing suit; mirrored aviator sunglasses, and a beach towel Other: An illustration of a doll with the Steffie head sculpt is on the lower bottom front of theContinue reading “Sunsational Malibu Christie”

Golden Dream Christie

Name: Golden Dream Christie Made by and When: Mattel, 1980 Material: Vinyl Height: 11-1/2 inches Hair/Eyes/Mouth: Brown below-the-shoulder-length hair with gold highlights, a side part, and curled ends/brown painted eyes/slightly parted lips Clothes/Accessories: Gold lamé bodysuit with matching arm cuffs and a sheer white with gold lamé striped cape and matching skirt that ties atContinue reading “Golden Dream Christie”

Sun Lovin’ Malibu Christie

Name: Sun Lovin’ Malibu Christie Made by and When: Mattel, 1978 Material: Vinyl Height: 11-1/2 inches Hair/Eyes/Mouth: Brown shoulder-length hair with middle part and flipped ends/brown painted eyes/closed mouth Clothes: Pink two-piece bathing suit, pink shoulder bag, mirrored aviator sunglasses Other: Described as the doll with the “peek-a-boo tan,” Sun Lovin’ Malibu Christie has tanContinue reading “Sun Lovin’ Malibu Christie”

1980 Black Barbie Reproduction

Name: My Favorite Barbie 1980 Black Barbie Reproduction Made by and When: Mattel, 2009 (released in 2010) Material: Vinyl Marks: Unknown (doll remains attached to box liner) Height: 11-1/2 inches Hair/Eyes/Mouth: Black Afro/brown painted eyes/red painted pursed lips Clothes: Red two-piece shimmery top and skirt. The skirt is longer than the first Black Barbie’s skirt.Continue reading “1980 Black Barbie Reproduction”

Julia

Name: Julia Made by and When: Mattel, 1970-1971 Material: Vinyl with Twist ‘n’ Turn waist, bendable legs Marks: ©1966/MATTEL, INC/U.S. PATENTED/U.S. PAT PEND/MADE IN/JAPAN Height: 11-1/2-inches Hair/Eyes/Mouth: The doll’s original dark brown/black rooted hair has oxidized to red. It is styled in a short pixie-style cut with a left side part. Brown painted eyes haveContinue reading “Julia”