African Diaspora Doll Series V. Box 5
12” high 5” wide
Plastic, Vinyl, Cloth, and mixed medium
This doll is a representation of someone from the African Diaspora with traditional African or island clothing. The doll wears Kente cloth but also wears a bright head wrap that may be worn by women of the islands, or African-Americans in the United States. This doll would be representative of a person from an African Diaspora background without stereotypical skin colors or facial features. She has medium brown skin and medium makeup. This doll was made in the 1980's when people from the African Diaspora were demanding dolls that were more representative of their racial background versus stereotypical images.
Collectibles, Africa, African-American, Culture, Race, History