Primitive No Name Island Doll Series IV Box 4
4” high 2½” wide
Porcelain, Cloth, Plastic, and mixed medium
This doll was a stereotypical doll sold to tourist to suggest what natives of Islands looked like if they had an African Diaspora Heritage. The doll has a dark skin complexion, bright makeup, and exaggerated facial features. The doll wears an outfit that may be considered primitive attire, a skirt and a hat made of straw and nothing a small cloth bikini type top.
Collectibles, Africa, African-American, Culture, Race, History