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#2099 - 1955 - White brocade gown with blue garter sash and star; taffeta hoop petticoat; silver tiara, earrings and bracelets of rhinestones & rubies; long white fingerless gloves.
#2042 - 1956 - same as above
#? - 1957 - Gown with sheer overskirt with gold thread filigree in a large floral pattern, gold lame half bodice & sleeves; gold lame fingerless gloves; unusual crown. Color in #2
#2171 - 1957 - Gold brocade gown with blue sash of the garter and star; gold tiara with jewels; jeweled earrings and bracelets; pearl necklace; long white fingerless gloves; stockings; gold sandals.
#2281 - 1958 - Gold brocade gown with ruffles for sleeves; blue ribbon sash; large gold tiara with jewels; long white fingerless gloves; pearl necklace; bracelet; ring. Color in #2
White bridal gowns
#2101 - 1955 - White brocade princess-cut bridal gown decorated with rhinestones and pearls, with cap sleeves; white nylon tulle veil with coronet decorated with flowers, pearls and rhinestones; bridal muff of tulle with flowers; pearl necklace.
#2040 - 1956 - Bridal gown with finely pleated tulle skirt over taffeta, lace bodice, satin sash pulled through loops of pearls; pearl necklace; Medici cap of tulle fastened on either side with flowers, with chapel length veil; bouquet; solitaire ring. Coordinates with bridesmaid's gown #2030. Color in #2, #7 and #8.
#2170 - 1957 - Nylon tulle bridal gown has satin bodice with lace braid applique; double train of white satin; chapel length veil attached to coronet of flowers; bouquet; long white fingerless gloves; pearl necklace & earrings; solitaire ring. Color in #2 and #7. Note: this stock number was also used in 1959 and 1962 for totally different wedding gowns.
#2280 - 1958 - Tulle bridal gown embroidered with bridal wreath pattern; full length veil of tulle attached with coronet of flowers; bouquet; pearl necklace; earrings and bracelet; solitaire ring. Color in #2 and #7
#2170 - 1959 - Nylon tulle bridal gown with two underskirts, bodice trimmed with vertical rows of lace, sheer puffy sleeves with lace edging; wide satin belt ties in back with streamers to the floor; floor length veil attached to coronet of flowers; bouquet with long streamers; double pearl necklace;pearl earrings; ring. Color in #2 and #7. Note: this stock number was also used in 1957 and 1962 for totally different wedding gowns.
#? - 1960? - White satin gown has long sleeves, lace trim at neckline sprinkled with beads and sequins, pleated tulle underskirt peeks out below scalloped hemline; full length veil attached to coronet of flowers; pearl necklace and earrings; ring; bouquet of white blossoms. Matching Elise outfit. Color in #7
Beige bridal gown
#2170 - 1962 - Beige lace bridal gown with sweetheart neckline, long sleeves, scalloped hem over white pleated tulle underskirt; floor-length veil with crown of flowers; full crinoline petticoat; bouquet; nylon panties; stockings; silver slippers; pearl bracelet; necklace; earrings; solitaire ring. Color in #2. Note: this stock number was also used in 1959 for a totally different wedding gown.
Blue bridesmaid's gown
#2030 - 1956 - Pale blue long-waisted bridesmaid's gown has pleated nylon tulle over taffeta skirt, silver threaded net over taffeta bodice, tiny rhinestones at the corner of each cap sleeve; narrow tulle hat with sprig of flowers at each side of head; bouquet; pearl necklace; blue sapphire ring; silver sling-back pumps. Coordinates with bridal gown #2040. Color in #2, #7 and #8
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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