LITTLE MAIDS NEW SERIES OF DRESSING DOLLS, NO 44, FAIR FRANCES
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
gold dress with pattern, doll, fan and hat
gold dress with a criss cross pattern to the bodice and at the hemline, she holds a large red doll in her right arm and a circular fan in her left hand, the ht is pink and dark gold on the underside with a large yellow ribbon, gold buckle and central pink decoration, this copy has her feet trimmed off.
5 3/4 x 9 1/2 in. doll, feet trimmed off, 4 3/4 x 3 1/4 in. hat