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Tuesday
Jun242014

Curio: Uneek Dolls

Alexa here. It was an empty dollhouse that inspired Debbie Ritter to start making clothespin dolls. Over time, inspired by history, literature, and old movies, she's designed hundreds of different miniature caricature dolls; her etsy shop currently stocks over 600.  Her clever classic film dolls have been catching my eye for awhile now; I really admire her ability to paint a caricature on the end of a clothespin.  And the fact that she has a Bette Davis obsession doesn't hurt either. And, she does custom orders!

Bette, Joan, Tippi, Edith Head (!) and more after the jump...  

Bette Davis dolls

Edith HeadLittle Edie

Claudette ColbertTippi and birdsJoan Crawford

See her full collection (her authors are great too) at her shop, Uneek Dolls.

 

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Reader Comments (5)

These are adorable!

June 24, 2014 | Unregistered CommenterDavid

i'm wondering what the hair and accessories are made of because it's all so tiny

June 24, 2014 | Unregistered CommenterNATHANIEL R

Dolls are sooooo creepy, but I really want the Edith Head one, to put next to my Edna Mode Incredibles action figure (that doesn't exist!).

June 24, 2014 | Unregistered CommenterPam

I need the Baby Jane one.

June 24, 2014 | Unregistered CommenterSad man

I love these! I want a house full of Bette Davises.

June 25, 2014 | Unregistered CommenterDusty

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