red gown and hat,

red gown and hat,

Set Information

Set Title
BLONDE AND BRUNETTE SERIES OF DRESSING DOLLS DRESSING DOLLS, ARTISTIC SERIES XII, BELLE OF THE SOUTH
Set Comment

please refer to the book COLLECTOR'S GUIDE TO RAPHAEL TUCK & SONS BY BLAIR & MARGARET WHITTON for a very complete listing. On pages 53 they discuss this series.
consists of four sets, BELLE OF THE SOUTH-ARTISTIC SERIES XII, BELLE OF THE WEST-ARTISTIC SERIES XIII, BELLE OF NEWPORT-ARTISTIC SERIES XIV, and BELLE OF SARATOGA-ARTISTIC SERIES XV. -all with four costumes and matching hats, costumes come with neck attached, published in America. NOTE-there were British sets also published with these artistic series numbers but they are in a different series.-see page 52.
Each is marked on reverse Tuck artistic series easel and palette trademark with BY SPECIAL APPOINTMENT. PUBLISHERS TO HER MAJESTY THE QUEEN. followed by the Tuck publishing info RAPHAEL TUCK & SONS, LONDON, PARIS, NEW YORK. ARTISTIC SERIES . U.S. PATENT FEBRUARY 20TH 1894 COPYRIGHT 1894 BY RAPHAEL TUCK & SONS CO., LTD.

Item Information

Item Title:red gown and hat,
Item Comment

red full length gown, white puffy sleeves at shoulders, long red gloves, striped red and white ribbon tied at her waist,
costume has attached neck to fit under head.
hat is a red ribbon tied into bows with a single white plume feather

Prefix:XII
In Set:A
Artist:MARGUERITE MCDONALD
Size
5 1/2 x 8 1/4 in costume, 2 1/2 x 1 3/4 in. hat
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