Creating the world's first official
EMILY DICKINSON doll took almost a year and
it was going to be done the right way.
Her legacy deserves it and so do you.
This was not going to be a quick:
"let's use a typical baby doll's face, throw on
some dark hair like the famous photograph and
give it any old white dress. Now it's
This was designed to be an authentic
reproduction all the way.
We had an experienced sculptor
do Emily's head from the famous
public domain photo. When we
saw the one we thought was the
closest, we went with it.
Many of you think she has brown
or black hair because all you have
ever seen is the famous B&W
photo. Our research verified she
had auburn hair. We had an artist
recreate her hair and completely
clean up and colorize the famous
We selected the correct doll hair
Women at this time would have
had a bun in their hair. So we
recreated it. Because of her love
for daisies, she may have very
well worn some in the back.
We have added that as a final
We worked with a doll dress
maker to get the legendary white
dress as detailed as possible
to the original. Although it seems
ornamental to us, at the time, this
was a common house dress.
We even copied some popular
casual shoes of the time.
I HOPE YOU WILL LOVE YOUR
EMILY DICKINSON DOLL AS
MUCH AS I HAVE LOVED PUTTING
IT ALL TOGETHER!
ELIOT (OMG! A MAN DID THIS!)