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Josephine Baker collection: http://www.integritytoys.com/page/brands/archive/name:hollywood_royalty/collection:32/doll:58

Bild Lilli doll inspired the production of another fashion doll of high quality who would soon outshine her: Barbie, produced by Mattel. Ruth Handler, one of the company's founders, bought Lilli dolls when she was on a trip to Europe. She reworked the design of the doll renaming her Barbie who debuted at the New York toy fair on March 9, 1959. Barbie had rooted hair her shoes/earrings were not molded apart from that she was a lookalike of Lilli. Barbie celebrated 50 years of production in…

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