Doll figurine

Created by
Unidentified
Subject of
Dr. Clark, Kenneth, American, 1914 - 2005
Clark, Mamie, American, 1917 - 1983
Medium
thermoplastic, polyvinyl chloride
Dimensions
11 3/8 x 3 1/2 x 1 1/2 in. (28.9 x 8.9 x 3.8 cm)
Type
dolls
Place used
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date
ca. 1959
Description
A Barbie-like doll wearing a red garment that is torn at the top. The doll has light skin and shoulder-length hair. There are no marks or inscriptions on the doll.
Topic
African American
Children
Play
Race relations
Segregation
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Kate Clark Harris in memory of her parents Kenneth and Mamie Clark, in cooperation with the Northside Center for Child Development
Object number
2012.99.3
Restrictions & Rights
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification
Toys and Games
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture

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