Rare and collectible Black dolls will be available at the Morrisania Doll Society’s Black Doll Auction in Harlem on May 20 at the Dwyer Cultural Center, 258 St. Nicholas Avenue. Doors will open at 12 noon for the preview and the auction begins at 1 p.m.
The Morrisania Doll Society’s Black Doll Auction will feature over 40 Black dolls, most are from private collectors. These include one-of-a-kind dolls from noted doll artists like Pamela Ekkens, known for her creative cloth dolls; doll artists Crafty Sisters’ unique cloth dolls; acclaimed doll artist Goldie Wilson’s cloth Christmas tree Black doll ornaments; Shirley Nigro-Hill’s folksy cloth dolls and Joyce L. Stroman’s art dolls. In addition, there will be a collection of limited-edition Black Barbie dolls.