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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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#2233 - 1958 - Wool coat dress, with buttons down the front and three quarter sleeves, lined in taffeta; hat with wide band and buckle (?), veil; purse with flower trim, pearl necklace, jeweled bracelet; ring; strap sandals. B&W in #1
|#? - Year? - Sleeveless cotton dress has dropped waist, lace trim at armholes, black velvet ribbon bow at neckline. Available as vertical print of blue flowers with green leaves on white background; blue and white stripes, possibly others.|
Photo of boxed outfit courtesy of Lisa Hanson. Check out Lisa's eBay listings.
#2012 - 1956 - Rose taffeta or red satin dress with dropped waist, three quarter sleeves, low neckline, gathered bustline; pillbox hat with flowers; nylon stockings; sling-back sandals; solitaire ring. Color in #2
#2210 - 1958 - Black or navy blue polished cotton dress with white polka dots, short sleeves with white cuffs; white braid hat tied with dotted swiss; plastic purse with flower; sandals. B&W in #4, Color in #7
#2211 - 1958 - Red or navy blue polished cotton dress, short sleeves with white cuffs; white straw hat with tie of white dotted swiss tulle; full cancan slip; panties; nylon stockings; matching elastic-strap shoes; bracelet; ring. Color in #2.
#2232 - 1958 - Cotton print shirtwaist dress with three-quarter sleeves with cuffs; belt; flowered hat tied with tulle; purse; strap sandals. Came in variations of print and color. Color in #7
#2235 - 1958 - Sleeveless cotton dress of pink and blue flowers with green leaves on white background has lace trim at armholes, blue sash at waist, rhinestones on bodice; short white nylon gloves; natural straw hat with blue band, flowers to match dress; rhinestone necklace and earrings. Color in #8
#25-164 - 1960 - Polished cotton dress in pink, green, blue and yellow diamond-shaped floral print has square neckline, pink organdy puffed sleeves and sash; pink can-can petticoat and panties; sling-back sandals with jewels; may have sunglasses with floral accents and gloves. FAO Schwarz exclusive boxed fashion. Color in #6 and #7
#? - year? - Polished cotton dress with green background and multicolored floral print has sweetheart neckline, white organdy puffed sleeves and sash. Possibly just a variation of the above outfit.
#? - Year? - White cotton dress with deep pink small floral print has organdy puffed sleeves, deep pink velvet ribbon at waist. Color in #8
#? - Year? - Deep pink and green daisy print cotton dress has white organdy puffed sleeves. Color in #7
#? - 1955 - Pink dotted swiss dress with full skirt, puffed sleeves of tulle, square neckline with white lace trim and black velvet ribbon insert, matching black velvet accent ribbons on skirt.
#? - 1957 - Pink & white sheer gingham shirtwaist dress with pointed collar, three-quarter sleeves with cuffs trimmed in lace, three rows of lace on bodice, full gathered skirt with lace trim approximately an inch above the hem; straw hat with pink flowers. Color in #5
#22-C18 - 1958 - Pink silk taffeta shirtwaist dress with rhinestone buttons, lace trim on bodice, three quarter sleeves with large cuffs; tiny hat with flowers and veil; nylon print slip with scalloped edges; pink taffeta panties; sandals set with rubies; ring. Boxed fashion. Color in #2
#2016 - 1956 - Day dress with rows of pink roses (vertical on bodice, horizontal on skirt), dropped waist, short puffed sleeves; dark pink satin sash at waistline; straw purse & hat. Boxed fashion. Color in #7
#? - 1956 - Cotton day dress has pink stripes splashed with roses (horizontal on bodice, vertical on skirt), short puffed sleeves. Color in #7 and #8
#2014 - 1956 - Pink & white striped cotton shirtwaist dress, three-quarter sleeves with cuffs, small black bow at collar; black contour belt; black velvet hat with flowers and veil; white cancan petticoat; nylon stockings; black sling-back sandals; hatbox. Color in #2 and #7
#? - Year? - Deep pink polished cotton dress with wide lace collar. Color in #7
Rose to Red#2222 - 1958 - Rose and white boldly printed cotton dress, three quarter sleeves with lace edging, rose satin bow at hip; natural straw hat with red flowers; frilled petticoat; pearl bracelet; pink heels. Color in #6
#2019 - 1956 - White with red dotted organdy shirtwaist dress with three quarter sleeves with cuffs; red ribbon belt; full crinoline slip with ribbon ruffles and net; red straw hat with flowers and veil; hatbox; stockings; red elastic-strap sandals. Color in #2, #6, #7 and #8
#2311 - 1960 - Sleeveless white dress with red polka dots, white lace ruffle at neckline, red satin belt; small red straw hat with white flowers, red veil; panties; stockings; sling-back shoes. Color in #2
#2110 - 1957 - Red taffeta dress with red and white cotton polka dot sleeves, collar and bow; white straw cloche hat; nylon stockings; taffeta panties; black sandals; solitaire ring. Color in #2
Gold to Yellow
|#? - Year? - Pale yellow nylon dress with square neckline has flocked design of blue and green flowers and blue dots, white lace trim at armholes. This was most likely sold as a boxed outfit because the tag is inside the skirt.
Photo copyright Nancy McKee. Visit Nancy's shop.
#2113 - 1957 - Polished cotton dress with gold floral print, sash at waist. B&W in #4
#? - 1957 - Soft cotton sleeveless dress, white & yellow striped with wide bands of yellow flowers, horizontal on bodice and vertical on skirt, yellow rickrack on skirt, lace at neckline; natural straw hat with flowers.
#2120 - 1957 - Yellow nylon floral print dress, three quarter sleeves have lace trim, black velvet ribbon at waist; big natural straw hat with flowers and black velvet band; black belt; black & white cameo pin; pearl bracelet & matching earrings; yellow slip and panty; stockings; black shoes.
#2142 - 1958 - Yellow dress with puffed sleeves, pink sash at waist; matching hat. Color in #3
#2310 - 1960 - Yellow organdy sleeveless dress printed with small white flowers, rhinestones and lace trim the bodice, yellow satin ribbon sash at waist; white cloche hat; pearl earrings; bracelet; white pumps. Color in #2
#? - 1957 - Sheer green dress printed with pink roses, puffed sleeves, sleeves & low neckline trimmed with lace; pink satin sash and roses at waist; matching green slip; short green sheer gloves; pink heels; pearl necklace. Boxed fashion. Color in #6 and #7
#? - Year? - V-necked sundress is white with blue polka dots, buttons down front of bodice, red rickrack trim at neckline, armholes and on skirt. Boxed fashion. Color in #7
|#? - Year? - White sleeveless cotton sateen dress with aqua polka dots, aqua grosgrain ribbon belt, crocheted lace trim at neckline.|
Photo courtesy of Nancy McKee. Visit Nancy's shop.
#? - 1957 - Soft cotton sleeveless dress printed with tiny blue flowers, lace trim at neck and armholes, full gathered skirt, three rows of red rick rack trim near hem, rickrack at neckline, bodice trimmed with rhinestones; wide leatherette belt. B&W in #3
#? - 1958 - Pale blue taffeta dress with elbow-length sleeves, ribbon bow at neckline, pink flowers at waist; matching straw hat trimmed with tulle and flowers. Color in #8
#2222 - 1958 - Blue and white boldly printed cotton dress has dropped waist, elbow length sleeves with lace edging; large blue hat with white flowers; double strand white beaded necklace & matching bracelet; blue sling-back shoes with rhinestones.
#2228 - 1958 - Blue & white checked cotton dress with full skirt, bias cut bodice, lace-trimmed puffed organdy sleeves; black belt. B&W in #4
#2213 - 1958 - Pale blue shirtwaist dress of nylon dotted swiss with lace trim, buttons down bodice, elbow-length sleeves with cuffs; bodice has partial lining of very pale pink taffeta.
#2130 - 1957 - Blue polished cotton dress trimmed with white shirred lace in an apron pattern, large cuffs at three-quarter sleeves; blue straw hat with large pink flowers; pearl earrings; ring; black elastic-strap sandals. Matching Cissette outfit. Color in #2, #6 and #7
#2242 - 1958 - Deep blue floral print dress, sleeves edged with lace; light blue straw hat with large pink rose; stockings; sandals; solitaire ring. Color in #2
#? - 1956 - Navy blue taffeta dress with tulle cap sleeves, dropped waist, black braid trim at neckline and where skirt meets bodice; navy blue straw hat with red flowers; pearl necklace. Color in #6
#2146 - 1957 - Navy taffeta dress with gathered bustline, tiny cap sleeves; white organdy stole trimmed with pink rosebuds; white tulle and nylon net hat trimmed with flowers OR navy straw hat with pink roses and chiffon band; pearl necklace & earrings. Color in #2 and #6
#2128 - 1957 - Pale lavender satin short sleeved dress with flowers at bust, attached chiffon drop stole, velvet sash at waist. B&W in #4
#? - 1958 - Very pale lavender sundress with lace trim at straps; parasol (?).
#2214 - 1958 - Bright lavender organdy dress with yellow bow, yellow sash trimmed with flowers; natural straw hat with violets; taffeta panties; cancan slip; nylon stockings; sandals; ring. Color in #2
#2231 - 1958 - Black velvet sheath with elbow-length sleeves, side drapery, black bead trim at neckline and sleeves; large pale blue picture hat with tulle and flowers; pale blue fingerless gloves; pearl necklace; chatelaine watch; hose; white taffeta panties; rhinestone teardrop earrings; pearl bracelet; black elastic-strap sandals.
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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