An autumn antique show turned up tables and tables full of miniature dollies, almost 100 years worth, from the 1880s-1960s. It was a veritable Dollypalooza! Here's the box full I took home:
Can you spot: a cast metal dollhouse crib by Kilgore; a 1930s painted-over-bisque dollhouse doll; two 1890s frozen Charlottes; three German all-bisques, circa the 1900s; a black rubber doll from the 1920s; a teeny tiny Kewpie; a 1940s Ethel Strong 'Twinky' dollhouse doll; and plastic and vinyl dolls from East and West Germany?
The larger frozen Charlotte, 6 1/4 inches tall, was the biggest doll in the box.
This 6 inch German bisque doll wears her original clothes and human hair wig, circa the 1900s:
Her sister, of the same size and vintage, has unusual incised eyes, and came wearing a lovely lace over blue silk dress: