Here are some photos of instructions on how to make an "Apple Head Doll". I found them in "Kountry Kooking", by Phila Hach. Mrs Hach and her husband owned a restaurant and inn in Clarksville, Tennessee.
The folksiness of the title misleads. Mrs Hach was a cosmopolitan woman. She was a stewardess for American Airlines back when air travel was glamorous, and later wrote cookbooks and did cookery demonstrations on WSMV.
And here is another artifact found tucked in this book-
Click on photos for a better look.