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|#2036 - 1956 - Pink or dark red sleeveless taffeta gown with dropped waist, flared skirt, diagonal side drapery held in place with rhinestone pin, rhinestones at either side of neckline; pearl earrings; flowers in hair; plastic box tied with ribbon holds corsage. This dress came in many variations of shade and fabric. Color in #2, #7 and #8|
Photo of doll in red courtesy of Nancy McKee. Visit Nancy's shop.
#2282 - 1958 - White tulle over satin gown with pink, green & white flocked flowers and rhinestones, gathered bustline; white hat of horsehair brad trimmed with large flowers; long white fingerless gloves; pearl necklace; earrings; solitaire ring. Color in #2 and #7
#2283 - 1958 - White silk ball gown with dark pink printed camellias; long velvet cape stole, lined to match dress; flowers in hair with veil; rhinestone pin on bodice; rhinestone necklace, earrings & ring; nylon panties; full hoop underskirt; stockings; red sandals. Color in #2 and #7
#2095 - 1955 - White organdy gown trimmed with rows of shirred val lace and red rosebuds, short puffed sleeves; red satin sash; white straw braid picture hat trimmed with red ribbon and small red velvet flowers; red satin handbag; ruby ring. Color in #2 and #7
#? - 1956 - Embroidered white silk pongee gown with sweetheart neckline, trimmed at neckline with tulle ruffle matching the deep tulle flounce of the skirt, large red rose at waistline; matching white stole; full white taffeta slip; lace chemise; cameo earrings; single stone necklace; solitaire ring; stockings; gold sandals.
Mauve and Pink
#2100 - 1955 - Mauve taffeta torso-fitting gown with flared decolletage, wide pink braid around neckline, full flounce at knees decorated with wide ribbon gathered into a bow, caught on both sides with a gold circle centered with five pearls; double drop pearl earrings; pearl necklace; wide rhinestone and gold bracelet; long white fingerless gloves; gold heels. Variations of ribbon exist. Color in #2, #6, #7 and #8
#2160 - 1957 - Short-sleeved gown of dotted nylon net over blush pink taffeta with lace trim at neckline; wide satin sash hangs to floor in back; large picture hat of horsehair braid, trimmed with flowers; pearl necklace; rhinestone earrings; solitaire ring. Color in #5 and #7
#2041 - 1956 - Pink satin princess-cut gown with flowers at neckline; full taffeta petticoat; gray faux fur stole lined with pink satin; jeweled earrings. Color in #2 and #7.
#2285 - 1958 - Red taffeta gown with short sleeves, v-neck, flared skirt; sheer red full-length tulle stole with iridescent dots, caught at waistline with rhinestone clasp; pearl necklace; pearl drop earrings; solitaire ring; stockings; silver heels. Color in #2
#2026 - 1958 - Red satin brocade gown; matching stole caught with large white flower; red roses in hair; red sandals. B&W in #4
Gold to Yellow
#2094 - Pale yellow gown of heavy slipper satin with gathers at shoulders; muff of matching nylon tulle covered with red roses; necklace and earrings of rhinestones and topaz; solitaire ring. Color in #8
#2098 - 1955 - Gold taffeta gown with full, flaring skirt; matching short evening cape trimmed with gold braid; gold hoop earrings; emerald ring; white lace hankie. Color in #7
#? - 1957 - Green net over satin gown. B&W in #3
#2097 - 1955 - Blue satin gown with three sapphire colored rhinestones at neckline & at each corner of cap sleeves, smaller blue stones and silver & white braid trim decorate front of dress; rhinestone bracelet and three stone ring; ostrich feather fan; coronet of flowers and jewels. Color in #2, #7 and #8
#? - 1956 - Pale blue tulle (?) gown with blue dots, large pink rose at waist; pearl necklace and earrings. B&W in #3
#2041 - 1956 - Pale blue satin v-neck ball gown with cascading side drapery; taffeta petticoat; faux fur shoulder shrug lined with satin; jeweled earrings; solitaire ring. Color in #3, #7 and #8
#2035 - 1956 - Sheer baby blue organdy gown with elbow length sleeves, three tiered full skirt trimmed with rosebuds, organdy sash; wide brimmed straw hat with baby rosebuds, tied with veil. Color in #2 and #7
#? - 1956 - Pale aqua glass cloth sleeveless low-necked gown with attached shoulder wrap, pink rosebuds at center front of wrap and on one side of skirt, catching it up to show lacy underskirt; black velvet choker with blue jewel; straw hat with pink rosebuds; pearl earrings; silver heels. Color in #6
#2175 - 1957 - Very large skirted gown of blue silk pongee with tight fitting bodice, matching attached shoulder shrug, trimmed with pink roses at bodice and on skirt; nylon half slip trimmed with ruffles of nylon lace; large natural straw hat with pink roses; silver sandals; pearl earrings; solitaire ring; necklace of black velvet (?) with blue stone (?). Color in #2
#2172 - 1957 - Blue lace print gown of heavy faille with circular skirt, fully lined. Velvet sash, caught at waistline with corsage of roses; white, satin lined, faux fur cape stole; long white fingerless gloves; lingerie; pearl necklace and earrings; bracelet; ring; flowers in hair. The gown was also sold as a boxed fashion with a taffeta petticoat.
#2174 - 1957 - Purple velvet tight fitting gown with pink satin-lined decolletage and wide flares of lilac nylon tulle from knee to hem, accented with large bunch of pink roses; rhinestone dress clip, earrings, ring & bracelet. Color in #2 and #7
#2254 - 1958 - Gown of pale lavender satin under dotted swiss, attached matching dotted swiss stole; pink rose corsage bouquet at waist. B&W in #4
#? - 1961 - Lilac taffeta gown has tulle overskirt and tulle flounce at shoulders, v-neck, large pink roses at shoulders and cascading from waistline; fingerless gloves; ring and earrings; velvet ribbon in hair. Color in #7
#2043 - 1956 - Black velvet torso-hugging gown with flaring decolletage, nylon tulle flounce from knees to floor, lined in pink satin or taffeta, trimmed with pink rosebuds at shoulder and at the flounce.
#2173 - 1957 - Black velvet gown cut on princess lines has shoulder straps and black-and-silver trim at top of bodice; black or white faux fur stole with corsage of roses; pearl necklace & earrings or rhinestone teardrop earrings; rhinestone bracelet; long black fingerless gloves; crinoline slip; panties; silver sandals; flowers in hair. (Stole in photos is not the original one.) Color in #2, #6 and #7
#2284 - 1958 - Black evening gown with straps; white (?) stole with flower trim; long black fingerless gloves; rhinestone bracelet. B&W in #3
Thanks to Nancy McKee, Susan Lawson, Gini Duford, Jane Parker, Michelle McFee and Judy Katz for help with this page.
Additional sources for this page include:
- "Madame Alexander Catalog Reprints 1942-1962, Vol. 1" published by Barbara Jo McKeon
- "Madame Alexander's Ladies of Fashion" by Marjorie Victoria Sturges Uhl
- "Madame Alexander Collector's Dolls" by Patricia R. Smith
- "Madame Alexander Collector's Dolls: Second Series" by Patricia R. Smith
- "American Dolls From the Post-War Era 1945-1965" by Florence Theriault
- "The Golden Age of American Dolls 1945-1965" by Cynthia Gaskill
- "Cissy: Identification and Price Guide" by A. Glenn Mandeville & Benita Cohen Schwartz
- "Madame Alexander Dolls 1948-1965" by Linda Crowsey
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