June's Original Collection Plastic New Orleans Doll Series IV. Box 4
10½” high 5” wide
Plastic, cloth, and mixed medium
This doll is a representation of the traditional Creole women of New Orleans. The doll wears an outfit that would be worn in the well-known Mardi Gras Parade. The doll is of medium brown complexion, light make-up, and medium build. The doll was created in the 1990's at a time when people from the African Diaspora wanted dolls that was more of an accurate reflection of the people instead of stereotypes.
Collectibles, Africa, African-American, Culture, Race, History