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Child Country Christmas Ornament Series XI. Box 11

3½” high and 3” wide



Cloth and mixed medium

This Christmas ornament was made by a multinational company. This doll is a replica of what a stereotypical black female child may have looked like in times past. The doll may represent a black female slave or a black domestic servant. The doll clothes are a red flowered dress. The doll is a stringed Christmas ornament. The doll is made of cloth that is black in color. The doll has no distinct features. This doll lacks distinct features because the doll may be a used as a toy or it may have been used for ceremonial purposes for the practice of an African Spiritual Religion or the Voodoo Spiritual Religion.


Collectibles, Dolls, African-Americans, Africa, Arts, Culture