DOLLS FOR ALL SEASONS SERIES, SWEET ALICE, (smaller 9 in. version with slits, no number)(no 31 on envelope)
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 comes 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.
yellow top with purple skirt and hat
yellow top has small dark spots, purple skirt comes up the left side of her chest and is fastened with a bow, she has a yellow, green and purple ribbon tied into a bow on her right waist and three ribbon bands allong the bottom of the skirt, shoes are purple and socks are white,
DESIGNED BY MARGUERITE MCDONALD
5 1/4 x 7 1/2 in. dress, 2 3/4 x 2 1/2 in. hat