American history of dolls....Absolutely charming, vintage black Americana Golliwogg Doll from a time gone by. A stuffed, cloth fabric doll, with wonderful exaggerated features, circa early to mid-twentieth century. Measuring, 16" tall, he has applied features Big eyes and a , Fury black hair made from rabbit fur?. Dressed as a minstrel black face, he wears a fitted cotton jacket waist coat with tails. This charming doll is based on a black fictional character created by Florence Kate Upton that appears in children's books in the late 19th century and usually depicted as a type of rag doll.
There is some overall wear, light stains light fading and no odors as he is from a smoke free home part of a private collection.
He will make an excellent companion for some of your other vintage peg dolls and teddy's. This charming doll is part of a story book series first written in 19th Century a favorite in Great Britain. Circa early 20th C. 1920-40s
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