Wednesday, May 23, 2018
Why We Need Dolls In Our Lives - Ruby Lane Blog: Why We Need Dolls In Our Lives: No culture has been without dolls. In some societies, the doll figures that remain seem to be more idol or ritual figures, but the same cultures refer to dolls as children’s toys. They might be very simple compared to their idols or decorative figures, maybe a decorated twig... Read more »
Tuesday, May 22, 2018
Roseanne herself was a doll collector; I taped a segment of her with her dolls about 25 years ago. Tonight ,on the finale of her resurrected show, she had Kestner as a prop She also had doll houses and shots from a doll store, shown below.
In a quirk of dolly fate, Martin Mull was on an old Tonight Show with Johnny Carson. He was Roseanne's co-star in the old show. He showed paintings he did of using doll house furniture as models, and he got at the time 3-5,000.00 each. He actually went to miniature stores to look for them. below are images from tonight's Roseanne.
I am working on a Facebook page called Doll Universe, formally under another name. It was a gift to me from our friend, SF, a wonderful person, collector, and dealer. Please check it out!
Sunday, May 20, 2018
Sunday, May 13, 2018
Twiggy, the 60s model phenom who had a Barbie created in her image, was on Sunday Morning Mother’s Day 2018. She said she got the idea for painting her lower lashes on from the face of a rag doll in her bedroom!!