SOLD! for $224.00.
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Four (4) folk art female dolls, including two (2) Helen Bullard. 1st-2nd items: Two (2) Helen Bullard Kreckniak (1902-1996, Ozone, Tennessee, working 1949-1982) carved brunette female dolls, including one (1) adult "Holly Doll," wearing a red and black striped dress, with "Holly" embroidered to her half slip, "Holly Dolls, Ozone, TN" label sewn to the inside dress hem, with additional "Holly Dolls, Ozone, TN" black ink stamp to her lower abdomen, and one (1) child named "Portia," wearing a black gingham minidress with red silk ribbons and black bloomers, signed, back of the right leg, with name and date "1962," back of the left leg. Includes one (1) "Holly Doll" certificate, one (1) advertisement for the 1963 National Institute of American Doll Artists, and one (1) copy of CRAFTS AND CRAFTSMEN OF THE TENNESSEE MOUNTAINS, by Helen Bullard, published by The Summit Press Ltd., Fall Church, 1976. Dolls ranging in size from 7 1/2" to 10" H. 3rd-4th items: Two (2) carved folk art female dolls including one (1) adult wearing a light brown patterned dress and a black hood with red lining, a large basket with an assortment of hanging decorations affixed to the edge, and one (1) child with brown human hair, wearing a yellow patterned dress. Both unsigned. Ranging in size from 7" to 9 3/4" H. Also includes two (2) newspapers and one (1) map, related to Gatlinburg, TN and the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, and one (1) copy of A PRIMER OF HANDICRAFTS OF THE SOUTH APPALACHIANS, by James A. Crutchfield, published by Williams Press, Nashville, 1976. Private Nashville Collection. Condition: All items in overall good condition. Clothes with scattered wear, toning.