Black Doll


From Madison Historical Society

Date manufactured/created
1894
Curatorial Description
French Armand Marsaille black "Mammy" doll with bisque head, composition and wood body, c. 1894.  Has finely carved features; black eyes and a red mouth with 4 teeth.  Dressed in red flowered yellow gauze dress with lace at the collar and wrists.  Matching kerchief covers open head showing cord support system.  One leg missing at knee.
See en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mammy_archetype for info about this controversial archetype. OL 10 1/2
Dimensions
0.0000000000 cm. H X 0.0000000000 cm. W X 0.0000000000 cm. D X 0.0000000000 cm. L, 0 g Weight, 0.0000000000 cm. Diameter, 0.0000000000 cm. Circumference
Measurement Types: Item (Overall)
Accession/ID number
80.27