May 15, 2013

Doll Daze

Nothing wrong with Gerber Baby's eye,just a flash reflection.

Remember when I blogged here about the things I found at the Salvation Army Ladies Auxiliary sale? These are two of the dolls I found. The Gerber Baby, and the sweet little girl to the far right. She is a doll by artist, Bessie Pease Gutmann. The doll in the middle was given to me recently by a friend. She is a Vogue doll,and was wearing her original clothes,but I decided to dress her in this little vintage handmade dress after cleaning her. I also redressed Gerber Baby in a handmade Swiss Dot fabric vintage dress.
The wooden doll out front is my version of "Tottie" from the Doll House . She was once a faceless angel! I just took off her wings, painted her hair in black,and gave her a face,then added a little apron around her waist.

Tottie by Tasha Tudor 

Can you see the likeness in the face of my doll and this Bessie Pease Gutmann print?

I guess,I shall never grow out of my love for dolls....I'm hopeless!


Anonymous said...

Oh, I just love that sweet Bessie Pease Gutmann! What a pretty expression she has! She does look like the print a lot, too!
Enjoy playing dolls!
Lily, WA, USA

DollZandThingZ said...

A Gerber Baby! So cute! Your little group is adorable...dolls never fail to make me smile!

Musings from Kim K. said...

No one is ever to old to play with dolls. Such a beautiful collection. Keep playing and collecting.

Suzanne said...

I love dolls too! Have you ever seen the dollhouse by Tasha Tudor? She played with them well into her 80's...LOL!

Boo-Bah AKA Iris said...

I remember the Gerber Baby. I gave one to a friend way back in 1980. She was in a long white Christening gown.

I always enjoy seeing your sweet dolls.


natalie jo said...

Just had to pop in quick to tell you how much I love your Tottie!!! She is my all time favorite....wouldn't it be wonderful if everyone could have a Tottie of their own!
Happy Wishes,
natalie jo