"Matilda" is my representation of a young black
woman that was brought as a servant to
Great Britain from the West Indies, in the 18th c.
I dressed my doll in clothing that is historically-inspired.
She is 11 1/2 inches tall.
All her clothing is made from antique fabrics.
Here is a close-up of her apron,
Wonderful 19th c. Ottoman silk and metallic
......Matilda's hands in the works.
I took this photo before applying the paint.
Exquisite carving !
Her jewelry is made of Victorian glass seed beads.