Grace Storey Putnam's Bye-Lo baby made headlines when it was introduced and is now a classic piece of doll making/collecting history. This example has a German made bisque head with its original sleep eyes, it is on the typical Byelo cloth body with its so-called "frog legs" to emulate a newborn baby. Its hands are celluloid.
The doll comes wearing a flannel diaper, A baby's undershirt, a white work gown and matching bonnet. (Dress has a tiny hole in it)
Size: 14" long
Maker: German, a number of companies such as Hertel & Schwab, Kestner, Kling, and others made these heads for George Borgfeldt.
Marks: incised on back of head Copyrighted by // Grace Storey Putnam
Condition: Head has no cracks, chips or repairs, there is s small paint rub on one check (see photos). Celluloid hands are undamaged, Cloth body is sturdy.
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