In this Jan. 7, 2013, photo, Wayne Phillips, the Louisiana State Museum’s curator of costumes and textiles, shows a baby doll costume in the museum’s warehouse in New Orleans. On Jan. 1

 

              In this Jan. 7, 2013, photo, Wayne Phillips, the Louisiana State Museum’s curator of costumes and textiles, shows a baby doll costume in the museum’s warehouse in New Orleans. On Jan. 1
In this Jan. 7, 2013, photo, Wayne Phillips, the Louisiana State Museum’s curator of costumes and textiles, shows a baby doll costume in the museum’s warehouse in New Orleans. On Jan. 19, 2013, the museum opened an exhibit about the history and modern rebirth of baby-doll masking, groups of African-American women dressed in skimpy or short, ruffled dresses on Mardi Gras. (AP Photo/Janet McConnaughey)