“Tillie” is the nickname of the “fun face”,  a grinning figure that were painted on the side of the Palace Amusements building in Asbury Park. NJ.  The original was painted over the winter of 1955-1956. Ours is a reproduction painted on a 3? glass ball by Jersey Shore native, artist Sandra Sutherland who lives year round at the shore very close to the original site of Tillie.

Her ornaments can be found on boardwalks and  in boutiques and gift shops from Asbury Park to Cape May.