DOLLS FOR ALL SEASONS SERIES, ROSEY RUTH, (smaller 9 in. version with slits, no number)
please refer to the book COLLECTOR'S GUIDE TO RAPHAEL TUCK & SONS BY BLAIR & MARGARET WHITTON for a very complete listing. On page 74 they discuss these four sets-ROSEY RUTH, DEAR DOROTHY, MERRY MARION, and SWEET ALICE. Sets that come in two different versions. One version has dolls 9 inches tall with a head continuous with the rest of the doll and two small slits at the shoulders to put the dress tabs through. There are no numbers or titles on the backs. They come in thin light brown envelopes and each contains a doll, four dresses, and four hats. They are a smaller version of the numbered ARTISTIC SERIES sets. Please note the two different spellings of ROSEY or ROSY RUTH .
blue green dress with a large blue ribbon and hat
dress is blue green with a small white snowflake decorative pattern, dark blue trim at hemline with a large blue ribbon at the chest, white lace at neckline and cuffs. She wears a pearl necklace and dark blue shoes.
DESIGNED BY MARGUERITE MCDONALD
5 x 7 1/2 in dress, 4 1/2 x 3 in. hat