DOLLS FOR ALL SEASONS SERIES, DEAR DOROTHY, (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 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.
|Item Title:||burgundy dress and straw hat|
burgundy dress with darker purple collar, sash and hemline. the sash at her waist is tied into a large bow, she holds a bouquet of yellow flowers in her right hand,
DESIGNED BY MARGUERITE MCDONALD
5 1/2 x 7 1/4 in. dress, hat 4 3/4 x 3 1/2 in.