Barbados "Mammy." Doll Series III Box 3
15” high 11½” wide
This island tourist doll is created in the image of the African-American "Mammy." She is made with black cloth, bright red lips, large white iris eyes, and a medium body frame. She wears bright color flowing clothes, a large head dress piece, large earrings,and a white apron. A basket of fruit is sitting beside her. This stereotypical image of island women was accepted as an authentic representation of island women and was sold as such for many years.
Collectibles, Island, Africa, African-American, Culture