Hitty Travel Doll — Roy Sterrett Hitty

Roy Sterrett Hitty Doll

Roy Sterrett Hitty Virginia Ann Heyerdahl

Roy Sterrett Hitty Doll

Submitted by Virginia Ann Heyerdahl In 1979, the Black Hills Doll Club of South Dakota in Region 4 held a Regional Conference in Rapid City, South Dakota. A hand-carved Hitty was the souvenir doll along with a copy of the book, Hitty, Her First Hundred Years by Rachel Field.   The doll was hand carved by Roy Sterrett.  She is 6 1/2" tall.  You will note the “white” streaks painted in the hair. Mr. Sterrett was no doubt using the illustrations of Hitty to carve his version and thought that the “highlights” in the hair shown in illustrations indicated gray hair....

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