Ruby Bridges #1 and the Series

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”


Name: Lou-Ellen Made by and When: Gloria Young (Rone), Massa’s Servants Collectibles, 2006 Material: Gessoed and painted cloth, decorative beaded joints Marks: GY / 2006 (on the back of the doll’s right leg) Height: 17 inches Hair/Eyes/Mouth: Synthetic hand-applied auburn wig/painted green side-glancing eyes/closed mouth Clothes: Sewn-on, aged floral-print blouse, green skirt with matching vest,Continue reading “Lou-Ellen”


Name: Hitty Made by and When: Gloria Y. Rone (Massa’s Servants Collectibles), 2016 Material: Polymer clay Marks: GYR / 2016 (on back) Height: 6-1/2 inches Hair/Eyes/Mouth: Sculpted black hair in an 1800s hairstyle with two rows of curls across the back of head and two spit curls on the forehead/painted brown eyes/closed mouth Clothes: Peach/white/brownContinue reading “Hitty”