Natasha Burgess (doll)

Title

Natasha Burgess (doll)

Description

Doll. Bisque. "Natasha Burgess." Made by Tasha Tudor in the 1950s and fired by dollmaker Martha Thompson. Tasha made three of these dolls. The other two became Madonnas in Tasha’s Christmas creches. One was exhibited at Colonial Williamsburg in 1996 and remains in Tasha’s collection. A second creche was created for Tasha’s video, Take Peace. The second Madonna remains with that creche in a private collection in Ohio. Natasha wears a rare antique Florentine inlaid mosaic brooch in the style favored by Tasha personally. Gift of Tasha Tudor.

Creator

Tasha Tudor and Martha Thompson

Source

Harry Davis (Tasha Tudor) Papers, DG1450, Box 45, de Grummond Children's Literature Collection, Special Collections, The University of Southern Mississippi Libraries.

Date

Circa 1950s

Rights

Copyright not evaluated.

Format

Bisque, 14.5 in. tall

Type

Physical Object

Files

Bisque doll in nineteenth-century-style clothing.

Citation

Tasha Tudor and Martha Thompson, “Natasha Burgess (doll),” Online Exhibits at Southern Miss, accessed May 25, 2024, https://usmspecialcollections.omeka.net/items/show/267.

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