THE MAID OF HONOR, HER GOWNS AND HATS (title on box)

THE MAID OF HONOR, HER GOWNS AND HATS (title on box)

Set Information

Set Title
THE BRIDAL PARTY SERIES OF DRESSING DOLLS, NO 3, THE MAID OF HONOR, HER GOWNS AND HATS
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 55, 56, 70, 75, and 77 they discuss this series.
Comprised of four sets titled,-THE BRIDE, ARTISTIC SERIES 600, THE BRIDEGROOM, ARTISTIC SERIES 601, THE MAID OF HONOR, ARTISTIC SERIES 602, and THE BRIDESMAID, ARTISTIC SERIES 603.
Each figure has four costumes with matching hats. marked on reverse with the easel and palette RTS trademark symbol, BY SPECIAL APPOINTMENT, PUBLISHERS TO HER MAJESTY THE QUEEN. RAPHAEL TUCK & SONS LTD., LONDON, PARIS, NEW-YORK. ARTISTIC SERIES NO.602. US PATENT FEBRUARY 20TH 1894 BY RAPHAEL TUCK & SONS CO.LTD. NEW-YORK.

Item Information

Item Title
THE MAID OF HONOR, HER GOWNS AND HATS (title on box)
Item Comment

doll, head separate but "attached at a proper angle, onto an elongated neck, space being left under the chin to slip on the separate costume which also came with a neck long enough to allow this manipulation" page 70 of PAPER DOLLS A GUIDE TO COSTUME BY CLARA HALLARD FAWCETT, 1951.
she has short brown curly hair and wears a white undergarment slip with blue ribbon accents, blue stockings and blue shoes, both arms hang by her sides with the right hand tucked behind her body

Number:602
Size:3 1/4 x 9 1/2 in. doll
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