Porcelain Mini Baby Doll 1950's Series XI. Box 11
4½” high and 2½” wide
Cloth, Porcelain, Vinyl, and mixed medium
This doll is a porcelain doll that takes on the traditions of the stereotypical “pickianniny “. The stereotypical child that is the “pickianniny” of dark skin, bulging eyes, red lips, and lots of ribbons in the hair with the hair a little bit wild is represented with this doll. The child is a little bit on the heavy side and female implying that she will be a future “Mammy”.
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