Early, 1892, black cloth, Americana baby! ONE, 16 tall , antique, early printed cloth, black baby with well designed features, curly black hair, wearing a long pink dress with ruffles and buttons, front and back, holding a large, pale pink bonnet in one hand, the other hand to her mouth. The base shows her shoes and petticoats and the patent information, c. Stuffed with straw and in good overall condition-few light age stains.
This RARE cloth baby by Arnold Print Works is called "Pickaninny", pat. July 5, 1892 & Oct.
4, 1892 in the USA and England and shown on page 8, "Playthings by the Yard"-Walker & Whitten. Dated on the base : Pat'd. July 5,'02 and Oct. See her described on pages 7 & 8, "Playthings by the Yard"-Whitton. (1635 loc 3) She has no odors and is from a smoke free home.
We are also listing another identical matching Arnold Print Works, "Pickaninny" black baby in pale blue dress as well as an Arnold Print Works, 1893 , "Columbian Sailor" doll (last photos) in separate listings. Other items shown are not included and listed separately. Please note: nearly all of our items are antique or vintage (usually with some signs of wear due to usage and previous storage). We do our very best to describe and photograph them for you and do not repair, restring, repaint or enhance them in any way as most collectors prefer to find them in their original state.
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If there is a problem with your item, please let us know PRIOR to leaving feedback and we will do our best to make sure you are satisfied. The item "Antique 1892, Arnold Print Works rare black cloth, TOPSY or Pickaninny doll" is in sale since Tuesday, April 2, 2019. This item is in the category "Dolls & Bears\Dolls\Antique (Pre-1930)\Cloth". The seller is "mitsu-dog" and is located in Sparta, New Jersey.
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