Cracked in the Head … Orphaned Vintage Composition Dolls (Pt 3)

  Following on from previous post Pt 2   The little girl, I believe may be a Shirley Temple doll, came with the sort of pinky mismatched clothing, a cotton dress with crocheted jacket & booties.  I haven’t changed the outfit to date as it seems to suit her & I love her as is as I found here.     She has all the usual signs of age related wear & tear not uncommon…

Cracked in the Head … Orphaned Vintage Composition Dolls (Pt 2)

    Following on from Pt 1   The ball joints and string.           In case you’re wondering about the doll on the right, I have simply placed a head’ from another black Americana dolly’ on a white doll body that came without the head.   OK, you think I’m weird.   Those creepy doll heads!  Not weird.  I love them!  I simply enjoy the creative fun of playing around with old…

Cracked in the Head … Orphaned Vintage Composition Dolls (Pt 1)

  Despite this little gal’s worn & somewhat battered face, the chipping & cracking including around her old glass eyes, it’s a sweet face with little rosebud type lips. In fact, the little gal looks like she could be a Shirley Temple doll. Given that I have a few images to share on this topic, I’ve divided it into three posts this being (Pt 1).     Here she is with 2 friends.  The bodies,…