Monday, February 21, 2011

Jo Ann's Dolls


Grace is one of my friend Jo Ann Lauder's latest doll creations. Here's a little information about her:
• 14 inches high
• Hand dyed cotton body
• Jointed shoulders, elbows, knees and hips.
• Mohair hair
• Water colour painted face.  Eyes and lips are spot varnished.
• Swarovski crystal necklace
• Dress made from recycled Indian silk scarf
• Not shown - lace slip, panties, black leather flats and clutch purse.

She is for sale for $175 and Jo can be reached at (306) 522-8461 or email her at jlauder AT accesscomm DOT ca.

I'll put photos of the other dolls up as I get time. I have never been a doll collector, but I covet these and think I'm going to start saving up for one. Around Christmas Jo brought out the Frida Kahlo doll she'd made for Cathy B, and I fell in love with it. 

1 comment:

  1. there's a local artist who makes similar dolls and also uses the doll-making technique to make portraits with real lace collars and vintage clothing. I bought one over 30 years ago, and remember strictly explaining that it was not a toy, then watching both my daughters, their daughters, other family members and delighted strangers pull her around by her handmade, lace-trimmed pantaloons. I think I paid $45 for it back then. So worth it!


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