Wonderful original, early circa 1923, soft-stuffed, dark brown cloth, "Chocolate Drop", ("Dolly Dingle's" friend) doll designed by Grace Drayton exactly as she first appeared in. For the Dolly Dingle line of paperdoll cut-outs. Between the years, 1912 and 1933, Grace drew over two hundred paperdoll pages for the.
Many of these were the "Dollie Dingle" series of paperdoll cut-out pages. "Dolly" was manufactured for the Madame Hendren line of dolls produced by the Averill Mfg. And is, 11 tall, and has large hand painted, googly (side-glancing) eyes , an impish smile, cute little nose, rosy cheeks and painted black hair in ringlets.
She has a large round, now silent "voice" box inside her torso, mitt-type hands with separate thumbs, well-shaped little feet and wears her original little cotton, baby onesie with neckline trim. See her on page 69, "Cloth Dolls"-Linda Edward. She is in good overall condition with no tears, splits or repairs, no odors from a smoke free home although she has an old water stain across her forehead which we have not tried to remove. Her matching companion, "Dolly Dingle" , is also 11 tall, and has large hand painted, googly (side-glancing) eyes , an impish smile and cute little nose, painted blond hair in ringlets. She has a large round, now silent "voice" box inside her torso, mitt-type hands with separate thumbs, well-shaped little feet and wears her matching, original little cotton, baby onsie, original white cotton sock and adorable original, leatherette shoes with ties and little cotton hat.Other "Dolly Dingle" antique cloth dolls and Grace Drayton book illustrations are shown only for reference, are not included and will be 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.
Please use the zoom feature on our photos as they are an important part of the description. Let us know if we can help you with anything else. We have more antique and vintage dolls, dollhouse furniture and antique dollhouse dolls available, each listed separately. 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 "PAIR CHOCOLATE DROP & DOLLY DINGLE, G. DRAYTON dolls, Georgene Averill Hendren" is in sale since Friday, April 5, 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. This item can be shipped to United States, all countries in Europe, Canada, Japan, Australia.