PLAYFUL POLLY (title on box)

PLAYFUL POLLY (title on box)

Set Information

Set Title
LITTLE MAIDS NEW SERIES OF DRESSING DOLLS, NO 43, PLAYFUL POLLY
Set Comment

please refer to the book COLLECTOR'S GUIDE TO RAPHAEL TUCK & SONS BY BLAIR & MARGARET WHITTON for a very complete listing. They discuss this series on page 121. It consists of four sets-SUNNY SUSAN, NO 41, SERENE SYBIL, NO 42, PLAYFUL POLLY, NO. 43, and FAIR FRANCES, NO. 44. The dolls and the dresses are not marked on the backs with names, descriptions or numbers but do contain the Tuck trademark and patent and printing info. The boxes are cardboard. PATENTED FEB.20 1894, RAPHAEL TUCK & SONS CO. LTD. LONDON. PARIS. NEW YORK, PUBLISHERS BY APPOINTMENT TO THEIR MAJESTIES THE KING & QUEEN

Item Information

Item Title:PLAYFUL POLLY (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 curly hair pulled back and secured with a purple bow on the top of her head, both arms hang down at her sides, she wears a purple undergarment slip that has two yellow ruffles, white lace at the neckline and purple ribbon accents, two purple bows, she has brown stockings and small brown shoes, this copy is missing her left hand

Number:43
Size:3 3/4 x 13 1/2 in. doll
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