Monday, December 19, 2011
Here are my new dollies. A brand new design. They are leading to other primitive designs for an upcoming exhibition in February 2012. The exhibition is called Loved Through the Years: Three Centuries of Black Dolls. The first part of the exhibit is a collection of dolls made by slaves, the second part are dolls made after 1900 but before plastic, and the third part is for me and my take of the styles of dolls of the previous centuries.
This is Periwinkle.
This is Pansy. Her shawl is a piece of antique crocheted work.
This is Petunia. She has an antique lace mob cap.
Here are some before pictures which I didn't post when I was doing them. So here they are now.
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