See also: Royalty & Wedding Outfits - Full-length Gowns - Short Gowns & Ankle-length Dresses - One Piece Dresses - Dresses with Jackets, Capes or Coats - Separates - Underwear & Sleepwear
Note: the number at the end of the description refers to the source where a photo of the outfit may be found. See legend at bottom of page.
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These were all boxed fashions.
#? - Year? - Red velvet coat, red daisy closure at neckline; natural straw hat with matching daisies. Color in #7.
#? - Year? - Full length white satin opera coat, large red velvet bow at neckline. Color in #7
#? - 1955 - Rose velvet coat with peter pan collar, three matching buttons. Color in #7
#? - 1956 - Garnet or green velvet coat, no collar, long sleeves with cuffs; matching hat appears to be straw with flowers. B&W in #7
#? - 1957 - Pink spring coat, taffeta lined, peter pan collar, flowers at neckline. Hat was sold separately. B&W in #7
#? - 1957 - Buff colored faux fur swing coat, matching hat and muff. Color in #7
#? - 1958 - Navy flannel coat with large collar, red bow at neckline, long sleeves have cuffs; navy straw hat with flowers and veil. Color in #7.
#? - 1959 - Wool coat & matching hat in choice of brown, coral or royal blue. Other colors may have been available.
Cissy's accessories were sold in many different sets. Here are some of the combinations that were available.
#22-90 - year? - Pink mirror & comb; rhinestone bracelet; black & white cameo on black velvet ribbon; watch on gold chain; white hankie with lace edging; tortoiseshell-type sunglasses with flowers at corners; pearl earrings; floral bouquet in clear plastic box with carrying strap. Color in #2
#? - Year? - Faux fur stole with pink roses; sunglasses; jeweled watch pin; rhinestone bracelet, ring and earrings; pearl necklace and earrings; bouquet of flowers in clear plastic purse; white hankie with lace trim; elastic-strap sandals; nylon hose. Variations in color of stole, sunglasses and shoes exist. Color in #7
#? - 1955 - High heeled elastic strap sandals and nylon stockings.
#? - 1956 - Mink stole; evening bag; glasses; ring; bracelet.
#? - 1957 - Faux fur stole with flowers; glasses; cameo on ribbon; purse (?). B&W in #1
#? - 1957 - Faux fur stole with flowers; gold slippers; nylon stockings; sunglasses; handbag; hankie.
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
Madame Alexander and Cissy are registered trademarks of the Alexander Doll Co., Inc.
Copyright 1997-2006 by Zendelle Bouchard.
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