purple and white dress and hat

purple and white dress and hat

Set Information

Set Title
LITTLE DARLINGS SERIES OF DRESSING DOLLS, DARLING MURIEL NO. 23
Set Comment

please refer to the book COLLECTOR'S GUIDE TO RAPHAEL TUCK & SONS BY BLAIR & MARGARET WHITTON, pg 119, this set was published in more than one version.
This doll has two slots hidden in her hair to attach the tabs on the clothes through. The head is continuous with the body and does not comes separate to be pasted on. It is NOT part of the Artistic Series and is published in England. The same doll and dresses come as ARTISTIC SERIES 23 titled as DARLING GLADYS AND HER WARDROBE from the NEW SERIES OF DRESSING DOLLS-her head is separate and there are no slits.
on the reverse is the title of the doll followed by the Tuck trademark easel and palette PUBLISHERS BY APPOINTMENT TO THEIR MAJESTIES THE KING AND QUEEN. RAPHAEL TUCK & SONS LTD. LONDON. PARIS. NEW-YORK. PRINTED AT THE FINE ART WORKS IN BAVARIA.

Item Information

Item Title:purple and white dress and hat
Item Comment

purple dress with white jacket over top. jacket has purple lining and ruffles at sleeves,
dress and jacket are knee length,
hat is purple with white ribbon and two purple feather plumes.
gloves and stockings are tan brown with small purple shoes

Number:23
In Set:A
Artist
DESIGNED BY MARGUERITE MCDONALD
Size
4 3/4 x 7 1/4 in. dress, 4 x 2 1/2 in. hat
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