Bisque Doll Head Baby Toy
Bisque-head baby toy has pierced ears, inset blue glass eyes and a light brown human hair wig stitched down the center part and glued to the head. The face has painted light brown brows, painted lashes, and color cheeks and lips. The head is attached to a cone-shaped form covered in white cotton fabric gathered at the doll's neck and at the juncture of cone and handle. The cone is attached to a shaped wooden handle with a metal rod. The outside of the cone is covered with panels of a light green silk with woven pattern alternating with a watered silk faille. The bottom edge is cut into points. The upper edge of fabric is encircled with a gathered lace piece.
This doll came to History Colorado in 1988 as part of the Bernice Lang doll collection. The doll was collected by either Bernice Lang, Wilmette (Minnie) Belle Jackson (Bernice's mother), or Lindy Lou Lang, Bernice's sister or mother-in-law as an addition to the their doll collection. The doll is not thought to have been used by any of the three ladies as children. No further provenance is recorded in any records obtained by History Colorado.
Illegible mold mark may be an S or a 5.