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DeeBeeGee's Virtual Black Doll Museum

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This board is an extension of DeeBeeGee's Virtual Black Doll Museum where antique, vintage, modern, and one-of-a-kind black dolls are celebrated. Click any image to visit the doll's installation page to learn more about it. Dolls pinned are a sample of the up to 1000 Black dolls that will be curated and installed in the museum. Please visit and follow virtualblackdollmuseum.com Thank you!

Modern Black Dolls - 1961 to present
Antique Black Dolls (80 years old and greater)
Vintage Black Dolls - 1940s to 1960
Vintage Black Barbie - 1967 to 1980
One of a kind Black Dolls
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Modern Black Dolls - 1961 to present

18-Inch Dolls by Alexander Dolls – DeeBeeGee's Virtual Black Doll Museum™ 18 Inch Hair, Doll Museum, Madame Alexander Dolls, 18 Inch Doll, Pretty Little, Girl Dolls, American Girl, Celebrities, Black

18-Inch Dolls by Alexander Dolls

Name: 18-inch Dolls by Alexander Dolls Made by and When: 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014, and 2015 Material: Vinyl heads, upper torsos, arms, and legs. The rest of the body is cloth. Marks on Each: Mia Bell…

Baby Brother Tender Love – DeeBeeGee's Virtual Black Doll Museum™ It's A Boy Announcement, Doll Museum, Dear Parents, Striped Knit, Brown Hair, Brother, Baby, Brown Scene Hair, Baby Humor

Baby Brother Tender Love

Name: Baby Brother Tender Love Made by and When: Mattel, 1975 Material: Soft vinyl Marks: ©1972 MATTEL, INC. (on the head); ©1975 MATTEL INC. USA (on upper back) Height: 13 inches Hair, Eyes, Mouth…

DeeBeeGee's Virtual Black Doll Museum™ – A curation of antique, vintage, modern, and one-of-a-kind (OOAK) black dolls Doll Museum, Vintage Modern, Dolls, Antiques, Celebrities, Black, Baby Dolls, Antiquities, Antique

DeeBeeGee's Virtual Black Doll Museum™

The first and only virtual black doll museum where antique, vintage, modern, and OOAK Black dolls are celebrated 24/7. Click or tap an installation title to view in full. Click here to follow DeeBeeGee's Virtual Black Doll Museum on Pinterest where all installations are categorized with links back to each installation page. **** Donate: Each…

The One and Only Talking Doll Zamika Martin – DeeBeeGee's Virtual Black Doll Museum™ Double Strand Twist, Doll Museum, Kente Cloth, Doll Stands, Other Outfits, Black Faux Leather, One And Only, Red Lips, Sculpting

The One and Only Talking Doll Zamika Martin

Name: The One and Only Adoptable Talking Doll Zamika Martin Made by and When: Zambardon, 1988 Material: Vinyl head, arms, and legs; dark brown cloth body with voice box Marks: ©1988 MARTIN/ZAMBARDO…

Harriet Tubman by Bertabel’s Dolls – DeeBeeGee's Virtual Black Doll Museum™ Burgundy Paint, Brown Paint, Deep Burgundy, Famous Black Americans, Famous African Americans, 16 Inch Hair, George Washington Carver, Doll Museum, Salt And Pepper Hair

Harriet Tubman by Bertabel’s Dolls

Name: Harriet Tubman Made by and When: Bertabel’s Dolls (I. Roberta Bell), 1969 Material: Clay head and hands, stuffed tan silk body, arms, and legs Marks: Bertabel Dolls is on the outside of…

The Essence of Lady Sigma – DeeBeeGee's Virtual Black Doll Museum™ Gold Satin Dress, Satin Bows, Ribbon Bows, Satin Dresses, 16 Inch Hair, Doll Museum, Gold Handbags, Doll Stands, Ponytail Holders

The Essence of Lady Sigma

Name: The Essence of Lady Sigma Made by and When: Trinity Designs, Inc., circa 2011 Material: Jointed vinyl Marks: ©2010 TRINITY DESIGNS INC Height: 16 inches Hair, Eyes, Mouth: Black synthetic wig…

Special Appearance Violet Waters – DeeBeeGee's Virtual Black Doll Museum™ Doll Museum, Victory Rolls, African American Dolls, Doll Stands, White Gowns, White Orchids, White Beads, Fashion Dolls, Hair Styles

Special Appearance Violet Waters

Name: Special Appearance Violet Waters Made by and When: Mel Odom for Ashton Drake Galleries (designed by José D’Saenz) Material: Vinyl with articulated elbows and knees Marks: Violet Waters™…

Ella Fitzgerald Barbie Diorama – DeeBeeGee's Virtual Black Doll Museum™ Doll Museum, Barbie Diorama, Ella Fitzgerald, Fireplace Accessories, Album Covers, Cold Shoulder Dress, Dolls, Elegant, Celebrities

Ella Fitzgerald Barbie Diorama

Name: Ella Fitzgerald Diorama Made by and When: Laila Johnson, 2021 Description: Laila Johnson collects Barbies and creates dioramas for them. She began making doll dioramas because she wants her d…

Queen of Hearts, Alice in Wonderland, and the White Rabbit – DeeBeeGee's Virtual Black Doll Museum™ Red And Pink, Red And White, Black, Queen Of Hearts Alice, Doll Museum, Red Wigs, Heart Painting, Check Fabric, Doll Stands

Queen of Hearts, Alice in Wonderland, and the White Rabbit

Name: Queen of Hearts and the White Rabbit (Special Ultra-Limited Edition Boxed Set) and separately-sold upgraded Alice in Wonderland Made by and When: Goldie Wilson, 2020 Material: Porcelain with …

Alice in Wonderland Souvenir Doll – DeeBeeGee's Virtual Black Doll Museum™ Doll Museum, Spiral Curls, White Tights, Light Blue Dresses, Black Wig, Collector Dolls, Alice In Wonderland, How To Draw Hands, African

Alice in Wonderland Souvenir Doll

Name: Alice in Wonderland Maryland Society of Doll Collectors 2020 Luncheon Souvenir Doll Made by and When: Goldie Wilson, 2020 Material: Porcelain with brown cloth body Marks: Signed and dated by …

Antique Black Dolls (80 years old and greater)

Antique Sock Doll – DeeBeeGee's Virtual Black Doll Museum™

Antique Sock Doll

Name: Sock Doll Made by and When: Unknown, pre-1940s Material: Black cotton sock, stuffing, embroidery thread Marks: None Height: 13 inches Hair, Eyes, Mouth: No hair; white embroidery thread creat…

Boudoir Souvenir Doll Miss Haiti – DeeBeeGee's Virtual Black Doll Museum™

Boudoir Souvenir Doll Miss Haiti

Name: Boudoir Souvenir Doll Miss Haiti Made by and When: Unknown, ca 1940s Material: Heavy celluloid head and breast plate; straw-stuffed body, arms, and legs with a mature bosom Marks: Unmarked He…

Jitterbug Lou – DeeBeeGee's Virtual Black Doll Museum™

Jitterbug Lou

Name: Jitterbug Lou Made by and When: Blossom Doll Company, circa 1930s Material: Cloth, yarn Marks: The front of the original tag reads, “This doll combines artistic styling and finest workmanship…

Character Dolls by Rosa Wilder Blackman – DeeBeeGee's Virtual Black Doll Museum™ Lilly Doll, Doll With Hair, Doll Museum, Black Characters, Hand Molding, Bubblegum Pink, Collector Dolls, Black Kids, Antique Dolls

Character Dolls by Rosa Wilder Blackman

Photographs courtesy of B. W. Flowers Name: Folk Art Character Dolls by Rosa Wilder Blackman Made by and When: Rosa Wilder Blackman, 1941 to approximately 1951 Material: 1st Generation dolls have m…

Understanding African American History Through the Eyes of Dolls – DeeBeeGee's Virtual Black Doll Museum™ Doll Museum, African American History, Documentaries, Sculpting, The Past, Social Media, Dolls, Eyes, Celebrities

Understanding African American History Through the Eyes of Dolls

Name: Understanding African American History Through the Eyes of Dolls – A Communicator for the Past and Present Description: Sneha Sureshkumar was a 10th grader at the time she conducted extensive…

Vintage Black Dolls - 1940s to 1960

Pedigree Head-Turning Walker – DeeBeeGee's Virtual Black Doll Museum™ Black Tights, Black Shorts, Doll Museum, Cellulose Acetate, White Slip, Mary Jane Shoes, Black People, Caricature, Turning

Pedigree Head-Turning Walker

Photographs courtesy of Betty Ativie Name: Unknown (looks similar to Pedigree’s Mandy Lou) Made by and When: Pedigree, 1950s Material: Hard Plastic (cellulose acetate) Marks: Neck is marked P…

DeeBeeGee's Virtual Black Doll Museum™ – A curation of antique, vintage, modern, and one-of-a-kind (OOAK) black dolls Matthew Henson, Brocade Suits, Arctic Explorers, Doll Museum, Afro Wigs, Brown Paint, Vintage Modern, Natural Texture, Headdress

DeeBeeGee's Virtual Black Doll Museum™

The first and only virtual black doll museum where antique, vintage, modern, and OOAK Black dolls are celebrated 24/7. Click or tap an installation title to view in full. Click here to follow DeeBeeGee's Virtual Black Doll Museum on Pinterest where all installations are categorized with links back to each installation page. **** Donate: Each…

Pedigree Delite Negro Girl – DeeBeeGee's Virtual Black Doll Museum™ Doll Museum, Chubby Cheeks, Lace Slip, Black People, Caricature, African, Dolls, Black, Baby Dolls

Pedigree Delite Negro Girl

Photographs courtesy of Betty Ativie Name: Delite Negro Girl Made by and When: Pedigree/1950s Material: Hard Plastic (cellulose acetate) Marks: Neck is marked Pedigree England. &n…

Understanding African American History Through the Eyes of Dolls – DeeBeeGee's Virtual Black Doll Museum™ Doll Museum, African American History, Documentaries, Sculpting, The Past, Social Media, Dolls, Eyes, Celebrities

Understanding African American History Through the Eyes of Dolls

Name: Understanding African American History Through the Eyes of Dolls – A Communicator for the Past and Present Description: Sneha Sureshkumar was a 10th grader at the time she conducted extensive…

Vintage Black Barbie - 1967 to 1980

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One of a kind Black Dolls

Sister and Brother by Patti Hale

Sister and Brother by Patti Hale

Photographs courtesy of Anita M. Ormsby Name: Sister and Brother by Patti Hale Made by and When: Patti Hale, 1985 Material: Wood, stuffed doe suede bodies Marks: The girl’s neck is marked: Patti Ha…

Wooden Girl by Patti Hale

Wooden Girl by Patti Hale

Name: Wooden Girl by Patti Hale Made by and When: Patti Hale, 1976 Material: Wood Marks: (Head) 123BBG-76/Patti Hale (the artist’s signature is inscribed in the wood). Height: 14 inches Hair, Eyes,…

Unknown OOAK Girl by Robert Zacher – DeeBeeGee's Virtual Black Doll Museum™ Doll Museum, Yarn Braids, Brown Paint, Doll Painting, Fruit Print, Art Dolls, Sculpting, Arms, Floral Prints

Unknown OOAK Girl by Robert Zacher

Name: Unknown OOAK Girl by Robert Zacher Made by and When: Robert Zacher, ca. 1990s Material: Stiffened and painted cloth with teddy-bear-jointed arms and legs Marks: ROBERT ZAC…

Jason by Robert Zacher – DeeBeeGee's Virtual Black Doll Museum™ Floral Print Fabric, Floral Prints, Ooak Dolls, Art Dolls, Doll Museum, Wooden Rabbit, Brown Paint, Doll Painting, Printing On Fabric

Jason by Robert Zacher

Name: Jason, an OOAK doll by Robert Zacher Made by and When: Robert Zacher, July 1990 Material: Stiffened and painted brown cloth with teddy-bear-jointed arms and legs Marks: RO…

Smiling Beautiful Debbie – DeeBeeGee's Virtual Black Doll Museum™ Doll Museum, Beautiful Black Babies, Pretty Dolls, Butterfly Print, Human Hair Wigs, Wig Hairstyles, Baby Dolls, Barbie, Celebrities

Smiling Beautiful Debbie

Name: Smiling Beautiful Debbie Made by and When: Woelfert-Puppen, 2013 Material: Vinyl, jointed at the head, shoulders, hips, legs, and knees Height: 33-1/2 inches Hair/Eyes/Mouth: Black handmade w…

Videos

Antique Art Dolls by Jumeau – DeeBeeGee's Virtual Black Doll Museum™ Doll Museum, Collector Dolls, Antique Art, Historian, Zine, Art Dolls, The Incredibles, Antiques, Celebrities

Antique Art Dolls by Jumeau

This video, published on YouTube on June 15, 2018, to celebrate World Doll Day, explores the antique art dolls by Jumeau. A diverse range of dolls representing people from Africa and other countrie…

Sister and Brother by Patti Hale

Sister and Brother by Patti Hale

Photographs courtesy of Anita M. Ormsby Name: Sister and Brother by Patti Hale Made by and When: Patti Hale, 1985 Material: Wood, stuffed doe suede bodies Marks: The girl’s neck is marked: Patti Ha…

Wooden Girl by Patti Hale

Wooden Girl by Patti Hale

Name: Wooden Girl by Patti Hale Made by and When: Patti Hale, 1976 Material: Wood Marks: (Head) 123BBG-76/Patti Hale (the artist’s signature is inscribed in the wood). Height: 14 inches Hair, Eyes,…

Antique Sock Doll – DeeBeeGee's Virtual Black Doll Museum™

Antique Sock Doll

Name: Sock Doll Made by and When: Unknown, pre-1940s Material: Black cotton sock, stuffing, embroidery thread Marks: None Height: 13 inches Hair, Eyes, Mouth: No hair; white embroidery thread creat…

Boudoir Souvenir Doll Miss Haiti – DeeBeeGee's Virtual Black Doll Museum™

Boudoir Souvenir Doll Miss Haiti

Name: Boudoir Souvenir Doll Miss Haiti Made by and When: Unknown, ca 1940s Material: Heavy celluloid head and breast plate; straw-stuffed body, arms, and legs with a mature bosom Marks: Unmarked He…

Antique Art Dolls by Jumeau – DeeBeeGee's Virtual Black Doll Museum™ Doll Museum, Collector Dolls, Antique Art, Historian, Zine, Art Dolls, The Incredibles, Antiques, Celebrities

Antique Art Dolls by Jumeau

This video, published on YouTube on June 15, 2018, to celebrate World Doll Day, explores the antique art dolls by Jumeau. A diverse range of dolls representing people from Africa and other countrie…

Jitterbug Lou – DeeBeeGee's Virtual Black Doll Museum™

Jitterbug Lou

Name: Jitterbug Lou Made by and When: Blossom Doll Company, circa 1930s Material: Cloth, yarn Marks: The front of the original tag reads, “This doll combines artistic styling and finest workmanship…

Unknown OOAK Girl by Robert Zacher – DeeBeeGee's Virtual Black Doll Museum™ Doll Museum, Yarn Braids, Brown Paint, Doll Painting, Fruit Print, Art Dolls, Sculpting, Arms, Floral Prints

Unknown OOAK Girl by Robert Zacher

Name: Unknown OOAK Girl by Robert Zacher Made by and When: Robert Zacher, ca. 1990s Material: Stiffened and painted cloth with teddy-bear-jointed arms and legs Marks: ROBERT ZAC…

Jason by Robert Zacher – DeeBeeGee's Virtual Black Doll Museum™ Floral Print Fabric, Floral Prints, Ooak Dolls, Art Dolls, Doll Museum, Wooden Rabbit, Brown Paint, Doll Painting, Printing On Fabric

Jason by Robert Zacher

Name: Jason, an OOAK doll by Robert Zacher Made by and When: Robert Zacher, July 1990 Material: Stiffened and painted brown cloth with teddy-bear-jointed arms and legs Marks: RO…

18-Inch Dolls by Alexander Dolls – DeeBeeGee's Virtual Black Doll Museum™ 18 Inch Hair, Doll Museum, Madame Alexander Dolls, 18 Inch Doll, Pretty Little, Girl Dolls, American Girl, Celebrities, Black

18-Inch Dolls by Alexander Dolls

Name: 18-inch Dolls by Alexander Dolls Made by and When: 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014, and 2015 Material: Vinyl heads, upper torsos, arms, and legs. The rest of the body is cloth. Marks on Each: Mia Bell…

Pedigree Head-Turning Walker – DeeBeeGee's Virtual Black Doll Museum™ Black Tights, Black Shorts, Doll Museum, Cellulose Acetate, White Slip, Mary Jane Shoes, Black People, Caricature, Turning

Pedigree Head-Turning Walker

Photographs courtesy of Betty Ativie Name: Unknown (looks similar to Pedigree’s Mandy Lou) Made by and When: Pedigree, 1950s Material: Hard Plastic (cellulose acetate) Marks: Neck is marked P…

DeeBeeGee's Virtual Black Doll Museum™ – A curation of antique, vintage, modern, and one-of-a-kind (OOAK) black dolls Matthew Henson, Brocade Suits, Arctic Explorers, Doll Museum, Afro Wigs, Brown Paint, Vintage Modern, Natural Texture, Headdress

DeeBeeGee's Virtual Black Doll Museum™

The first and only virtual black doll museum where antique, vintage, modern, and OOAK Black dolls are celebrated 24/7. Click or tap an installation title to view in full. Click here to follow DeeBeeGee's Virtual Black Doll Museum on Pinterest where all installations are categorized with links back to each installation page. **** Donate: Each…

Pedigree Delite Negro Girl – DeeBeeGee's Virtual Black Doll Museum™ Doll Museum, Chubby Cheeks, Lace Slip, Black People, Caricature, African, Dolls, Black, Baby Dolls

Pedigree Delite Negro Girl

Photographs courtesy of Betty Ativie Name: Delite Negro Girl Made by and When: Pedigree/1950s Material: Hard Plastic (cellulose acetate) Marks: Neck is marked Pedigree England. &n…

Baby Brother Tender Love – DeeBeeGee's Virtual Black Doll Museum™ It's A Boy Announcement, Doll Museum, Dear Parents, Striped Knit, Brown Hair, Brother, Baby, Brown Scene Hair, Baby Humor

Baby Brother Tender Love

Name: Baby Brother Tender Love Made by and When: Mattel, 1975 Material: Soft vinyl Marks: ©1972 MATTEL, INC. (on the head); ©1975 MATTEL INC. USA (on upper back) Height: 13 inches Hair, Eyes, Mouth…

DeeBeeGee's Virtual Black Doll Museum™ – A curation of antique, vintage, modern, and one-of-a-kind (OOAK) black dolls Doll Museum, Vintage Modern, Dolls, Antiques, Celebrities, Black, Baby Dolls, Antiquities, Antique

DeeBeeGee's Virtual Black Doll Museum™

The first and only virtual black doll museum where antique, vintage, modern, and OOAK Black dolls are celebrated 24/7. Click or tap an installation title to view in full. Click here to follow DeeBeeGee's Virtual Black Doll Museum on Pinterest where all installations are categorized with links back to each installation page. **** Donate: Each…

The One and Only Talking Doll Zamika Martin – DeeBeeGee's Virtual Black Doll Museum™ Double Strand Twist, Doll Museum, Kente Cloth, Doll Stands, Other Outfits, Black Faux Leather, One And Only, Red Lips, Sculpting

The One and Only Talking Doll Zamika Martin

Name: The One and Only Adoptable Talking Doll Zamika Martin Made by and When: Zambardon, 1988 Material: Vinyl head, arms, and legs; dark brown cloth body with voice box Marks: ©1988 MARTIN/ZAMBARDO…

Harriet Tubman by Bertabel’s Dolls – DeeBeeGee's Virtual Black Doll Museum™ Burgundy Paint, Brown Paint, Deep Burgundy, Famous Black Americans, Famous African Americans, 16 Inch Hair, George Washington Carver, Doll Museum, Salt And Pepper Hair

Harriet Tubman by Bertabel’s Dolls

Name: Harriet Tubman Made by and When: Bertabel’s Dolls (I. Roberta Bell), 1969 Material: Clay head and hands, stuffed tan silk body, arms, and legs Marks: Bertabel Dolls is on the outside of…