This name was used extensively by Eegee for all sizes of glamour dolls.
15" - 1957
The lovely doll at left is 15" tall, with a one-piece stuffed vinyl posable body and soft vinyl head. She is jointed at the neck only. She has red hair in a ponytail style, dazzling blue sleep eyes with lashes, and widely spaced painted lashes underneath each eye extending to the outer corner of the eye.
Her original outfit consists of black velveteen skirt, white frilly blouse with black velvet ribbon and rhinestone trim, white satin panties, a stiff petticoat, nylons, black elastic-strap sandals, a black velvet hair ribbon and pearl drop earrings. The outfit was designed and made by Mollye Goldman. The 15" doll was also sold in a dress with gold velveteen bodice, striped skirt and white elbow-length sleeves with striped cuffs. Other outfits may have been used as well.
She is marked "1½-R / EEGEE" on the back of her neck.
This same doll was also sold in a 17" size (see b&w photo in "Modern Collector's Dolls, Fifth Series" by Patricia R. Smith.
10" - 1958
This doll was very similar to Ideal's Little Miss Revlon. She is all vinyl, with rooted hair and sleep eyes with molded lashes. She is jointed at the waist, as well as at the neck, shoulders and hips. Her arched eyebrows and a deeply molded mouth give her a somewhat surprised expression.
She is marked "Eegee" on the back of her neck. This doll was sold in a variety of outfits and at least two hair colors, blonde and brunette. The outfit on the doll at right is simply made, with a lace-trimmed dimity bodice and embossed cotton skirt. Here is a closeup of her face. You can see a photo of the blonde doll in a different outfit in the book "Glamour Dolls of the 1950s and 1960s" by Polly and Pam Judd. This doll was also sold in a pale blue taffeta dress with an interesting loopy trim at the neckline, and matching flowered hat.
19"-20" - 1957
The 19"-20" Little Debutante is an all vinyl doll, jointed at neck, shoulders, waist and hips. She has green sleep eyes with brush lashes, painted lashes beneath each eye, and multi-strok eyebrows. Her red hair is pulled back into a curly bob with bangs. Her fingernails are painted, but not her toes. She is marked "14-R-1" on the back of her head. She wears drop pearl earrings in her pierced ears. Here is a closeup of her face.
The doll at left wears a dress with black velveteen bodice and cuffs, and a red, gray and white taffeta skirt and sleeves. It has an attached white taffeta petticoat with a net ruffle. She also wears white panties, hose, black elastic strap heels with a red velveteen lining and brass studs, and a red straw hat with a net ruffle and braid trim.
Her original wrist tag reads:
Other Little Debutantes
The 28" version is the same doll as Eegee's 28" Bride, but was sold in a variety of street dresses.
Little Debutante Ballerina - 1958
This doll is a hard plastic walker with vinyl (non-turning) head and arms, jointed at knees, ankles, waist, shoulders, hips and neck. She is marked "14R" on the back of her neck. The back of her head is molded flat. See b&w photo in "Modern Collector's Dolls, Fourth Series" by Patricia R. Smith.
Sources for this page include:
- "Glamour Dolls of the 1950s & 1960s" by Polly and Pam Judd
- "Modern Collector's Dolls" series by Patricia R. Smith
Copyright 1997-2007 by Zendelle Bouchard.