SET: LITTLE DARLINGS SERIES OF DRESSING DOLLS, DARLING MURIEL NO. 23

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please refer to the book COLLECTOR'S GUIDE TO RAPHAEL TUCK & SONS BY BLAIR & MARGARET WHITTON, pg 119, this set was published in more than one version.
This doll has two slots hidden in her hair to attach the tabs on the clothes through. The head is continuous with the body and does not comes separate to be pasted on. It is NOT part of the Artistic Series and is published in England. The same doll and dresses come as ARTISTIC SERIES 23 titled as DARLING GLADYS AND HER WARDROBE from the NEW SERIES OF DRESSING DOLLS-her head is separate and there are no slits.
on the reverse is the title of the doll followed by the Tuck trademark easel and palette PUBLISHERS BY APPOINTMENT TO THEIR MAJESTIES THE KING AND QUEEN. RAPHAEL TUCK & SONS LTD. LONDON. PARIS. NEW-YORK. PRINTED AT THE FINE ART WORKS IN BAVARIA.

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Card Title Ref Prefix Num Card Comment In Set
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purple and white dress and hat Yes 23 purple dress with white jacket over top. jacket has purple lining and ruffles at sleeves, dress and jacket are knee length, hat is purple with white ribbon and two purple feather plumes. gloves and stockings are tan brown with small purple shoes A DESIGNED BY MARGUERITE MCDONALD 2
red and white jacket and hat Yes 23 red dress underneath an elaborate red and white ruffled cape, tan brown stockings and small white shoes, dress is knee length, hat is white on the underside with red plume feathers and striped red and white ribbon tied into bows, same outfit as DARLING GLADYS 23 D-the English version B DESIGNED BY MARGUERITE MCDONALD 2
pink and white dress, jacket and hat Yes 23 pink dress with white cape with ruffles and attached at the chest with ribbon and button fasteners, brown tan stockings and small white shoes, dress is knee length, hat is pink with white feather plumes. C DESIGNED BY MARGUERITE MCDONALD 2
green and yellow jacket, white dress, hat Yes 23 green and yellow jacket with buttons down front, white gloves, white dress underneath, white stockings and small yellow shoes dress is knee length, hat is white with green and yellow ribbons, one large yellow feather plume D DESIGNED BY MARGUERITE MCDONALD 2
DARLING MURIEL NO. 23 Yes 23 doll, head is continuous with the body of the doll with two slits hidden in her hair to allow the tabs to slide through and fold over. she has long curly brown hair and faces slightly to her left, white pearl necklace and both arms hang down, she wears a blue and white undercoat slip with lace at the neck, sleeves, and hemline. she has a white ribbon tie at the waist, her stockings are blue and her shoes are black DESIGNED BY MARGUERITE MCDONALD 2