SET: DOLLS FOR ALL SEASONS SERIES, ROSEY RUTH, (smaller 9 in. version with slits, no number)

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Set Comment

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.

Items in Set

blue green dress with a large blue ribbon and hat
blue green dress with a large blue ribbon and hat
Item Comment

dress is blue green with a small white snowflake decorative pattern, dark blue trim at hemline with a large blue ribbon at the chest, white lace at neckline and cuffs. She wears a pearl necklace and dark blue shoes.
dress is ankle length,
hat is straw colored with blue ribbon bows and white feather plumes.

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green coat, cape, and muff trimmed with white fur
green coat, cape, and muff trimmed with white fur
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long flowing green coat, matching cape and muff held in her right hand, shoes are black, gloves and socks are brown.
ankle length,
hat is green with a purple bow and white feather plumes.

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red brown dress with blue trim accents, and hat
red brown dress with blue trim accents, and hat
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red brown dress with blue trim accents at the neck, shoulders, waist, and hemline, she has brown gloves and holds a blue purse in her left hand and some small blue flowers in her right.
dress is knee length, she has brown boots,
hat is red brown with purple feather plumes and small blue flowers,

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ROSY RUTH, (smaller 9 in. version with slits, no number)
ROSY RUTH, (smaller 9 in. version with slits, no number)
Item Comment

doll, with head continuous with the body of the doll, has two slits hidden in her hair at the shoulders for the tabs on the costume to fit into, she tilts her head slightly and looks forward, she wears a white lacy top with a blue slip skirt, brown stockings and shoes.
on the reverse is the Tuck easel and trademark symbol BY SPECIAL APPOINTMENT. PUBLISHER TO HER MAJESTY THE QUEEN. RAPHAEL TUCK & SONS CO., LTD. LONDON, PARIS, NEW-YORK. DESIGNED AT THE STUDIOS IN NEW YORK AND PRINTED AT THE FINE ART WORKS IN BAVARIA.

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white and pink dress and straw hat
white and pink dress and straw hat
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white dress with pink ribbon decorative trim with bows at the shoulders, and waist, pink accents at cuffs and hemline,brown shoes and she holds a closed parasol, in her right hand,
dress is ankle length,
straw hat has roses and pink ribbon bows

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