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Body construction is like most real Izannah’s with the same hour-glass shape torso, separately attached thumbs and painted on shoes.  Of course the clothing is also typical of the times in which these dolls were originally made. This example was inspired by the very few black dolls made by Izannah.\" - Gail Wilson\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/blockquote\u003e\n\u003ch5\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-size: 1.4em;\"\u003ePLEASE NOTE: Paints in this kit may be stiff, so stirring will be required. You may have to replace the glue(Arlene's) and acrylic paints as these kits have never been opened and I have no idea of shelf life on this product.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/h5\u003e\n\u003cbr\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan\u003eThis is a one of and is part of my destashing.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e"}

GAIL WILSON - Historical Folk Doll Series - A Black Izannah Walker Style Doll - Complete Kit

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This is for a never used 17 inch doll kit by renowned doll artist - Gail Wilson. 

"There are few cloth dolls with quite as much charm and presence as the dolls made by Izannah Walker in the last half of the 1800’s. The dolls themselves are so rare and costly that only a few museums and very fortunate individuals have them, but they are certainly at the top of any list of early cloth dolls that admirers wish to see. Her dolls had heads that were molded in two parts in cloth and then covered with a cotton stockinette, for which Izannah is the first woman to hold a US patent (obtained in 1873), I felt that this collection would be incomplete without a simple one that could be sewn at home from patterns and easy techniques. My version adopts the very round head which is sewn of stockinette with applied ears and a raised stitched nose. The demure countenance is accomplished by special pattern transfers and painting techniques to make it easy for non-painters to achieve the look. Body construction is like most real Izannah’s with the same hour-glass shape torso, separately attached thumbs and painted on shoes.  Of course the clothing is also typical of the times in which these dolls were originally made. This example was inspired by the very few black dolls made by Izannah." - Gail Wilson
PLEASE NOTE: Paints in this kit may be stiff, so stirring will be required. You may have to replace the glue(Arlene's) and acrylic paints as these kits have never been opened and I have no idea of shelf life on this product.

This is a one of and is part of my destashing.