Wednesday, 7 March 2007

Headless and Historical

While surfing google images for pictures of Kirsten Dunst as Marie Antoinette I came across the most charming little website. It's called Headless Historicals and is dedicated to making dolls of historical figures in death.

Now, I wouldn't want to risk sounding like some morbid cemetery worshipping goth wannabe, but these dolls are adorable. They encompass my sometime love of history, especially violent history, and stay true to my Barbie and Bratz may suck but some other dolls can be kinda cool mentality.

My favourites are the Anne Boleyn and Marie Antoinette dolls.

One day I swear I'll subject this blog to a long entry on why I love Anne Boleyn, but for now I'll just grin away at this headless rendition of one of my favourite characters of the English Tudor era.

And of course one cannot leave out Marie Antoinette. I'm not sure why yet, but I'm putting it down to my current fascination with the costumes of the era, which prompted the googling in the first place.

I'm also considering trying out an homemade version of this idea at some point, because I'm too much of a tight-arse pauper to buy them off the site. More's the pity, because I know that a headless Anne Boleyn residing in my lounge would be beyond awesome.

1 comment:

Mrs Smith said...

You are artistic - I'm sure you could make one!