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For sleepwear, outerwear, underwear and accessory paks, please see the listing by style and color.

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#? – Cotton cabana ensemble of swimsuit with rickrack trim, elastic at legs and tie at neck; matching skirt or coordinating robe; straw hat. Available in stripes or polka dots, in a variety of colors. Also sold without the skirt or robe. See variations in #7 and #8.
#? – Pink and white striped cotton blouse has buttons down bodice front with rows of narrow white lace on either side, short sleeves with lace trimmed cuffs; matching shorts; matching full overskirt. Color in #7
Photo courtesy of eBay seller luving_dolls
Cissy by Madame Alexander #? – Sheer white short-sleeved blouse with lace trim; navy polished cotton full skirt of unpressed pleats with white polka dots has red and hot pink rosebud accent; red velveteen beret with gold elastic band.

#? – 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

#? – 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.
Photos courtesy of eBay seller your-favorite-doll.

#? – Green net over satin gown. B&W in #3

#M-40-209 – White long sleeved lace shirt with jeweled buttons, pink rose at neckline; pink silk sash, gathered at side with gold and pearl OR cameo pin; black or blue velvet pants with gold elastic waistline. Color in #6
Photo courtesy of eBay seller art-in-mind.

#? – White blouse with lace trim and red roses at neckline, lace trim at three quarter sleeves; red velvet pants; gold brocade cummerbund-type sash; bracelet; stockings; red sandals. Color in #2

#? – 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

#? – 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

#? – Same design as above, but fabric is 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.

#2104 – Overalls with narrow shoulder straps; shirt with three-quarter sleeves with cuffs, bow at neckline; sunglasses; straw bag and hat. B&W in #4, Color in #7

#2110 – 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

#2113 – Polished cotton dress with gold floral print, sash at waist. B&W in #4

#2114 – Blue cotton flared skirt with inverted pleats; blue and white striped tailored shirt with three quarter sleeves with cuffs; white straw open-crown cloche hat; chatelaine watch on chain attached to skirt; cancan slip; elastic-strap sandals. Same outfit also available in purple skirt with fuscia and white blouse. (Color in #6)
Photos courtesy of eBay seller luving_dolls
Vintage Cissy doll by Madame Alexander #2119 – Black wool two piece suit has circle skirt with elastic waistband and square rhinestone belt buckle; matching jacket has matching rhinestone pin; white dimity blouse with lace down front; pink hat; solitaire ring. Hat pictured in #2, #7 and #8
#2120 – 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 taffeta panty; lace petticoat; stockings; black shoes.
Photos courtesy of eBay seller your-favorite-doll.

#2128 – Pale lavender satin short sleeved dress with flowers at bust, attached chiffon drop stole, velvet sash at waist. B&W in #4

#2130 – 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

#2140 – Navy or medium blue or pale lavender taffeta dress with dropped waist, v-neck; short cape tacked under the arms to give a bolero effect.
Photo of blue outfit courtesy of eBay seller your-favorite-doll.

#2141 – Navy taffeta dress with shoulder cape of pleated white organdy; white gloves; white straw hat trimmed with white flowers; watch, circled with jewels, & matching bracelet; pearl drop earrings; long white fingerless gloves. Color in #2, #7 and #8

#2143 – Lavender taffeta knee length dress, rosette at neckline and on skirt; matching short-sleeved bolero; full cancan slip; flower trimmed straw hat; purse; matching bracelet & ring; pearl necklace and earrings; panties; stockings; sling-back shoes. Matching Cissette outfit. Color in #2 and #7

#2146 – 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

#2160 – 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.
Photos courtesy of eBay seller your-favorite-doll.

#2170 – 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, #7 and #8. Note: this stock number was also used in 1959 and 1962 for totally different wedding gowns.

#2171 – 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.
Photos courtesy of eBay sellers luving_dolls and your-favorite-doll.
#2172 – 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.
Photo courtesy of eBay seller luving_dolls
#2173 – 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
Photos courtesy of eBay seller luving_dolls

#2174 – 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, #7 and #8

#2175 – 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

_2176a (2K) #2176 – Pale blue taffeta gown with fitted bodice, 3/4 length puffed sleeves trimmed with large pink roses, very full skirt; large matching hat ties under chin with long ribbons, trimmed with pink roses; pearl bracelet; solitaire ring. Called Gainsborough Cissy.

Sources for this page include:

  1. “Madame Alexander Catalog Reprints 1942-1962, Vol. 1″ published by Barbara Jo McKeon
  2. “Madame Alexander’s Ladies of Fashion” by Marjorie Victoria Sturges Uhl
  3. “Madame Alexander Collector’s Dolls” by Patricia R. Smith
  4. “Madame Alexander Collector’s Dolls: Second Series” by Patricia R. Smith
  5. “American Dolls From the Post-War Era 1945-1965″ by Florence Theriault
  6. “The Golden Age of American Dolls 1945-1965″ by Cynthia Gaskill

  7. “Cissy: Identification and Price Guide” by A. Glenn Mandeville & Benita Cohen Schwartz
  8. “Madame Alexander Dolls 1948-1965″ by Linda Crowsey

Copyright 1997-2013 by Zendelle Bouchard

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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.
For sleepwear, outerwear, underwear and accessory paks, please see the listing by style and color.

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#? – Separates ensemble of white midriff top with navy polka dots; matching skirt; navy shorts; white long beach jacket with short sleeves; white or natural straw hat. Also sold without the skirt.
Photos courtesy of eBay seller luving_dolls
#? – Velveteen pants with side closure, gold elastic waistband; cardigan sweater has corduroy front with floral print, solid color sleeves and back of wool jersey or velveteen. Color variations exist. Color in #7
#? – 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.
Photos courtesy of eBay seller luving_dolls

#? – 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

#? – 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. Color in #2

#? – White sweater; black flared skirt with studded waistband; black hat with veil; pearl necklace; red sling-back shoes; dog on leash. Color in #4 and #7

#? – Cardigan sweater with trim at neckline and sleeve ends; red faille skirt. Pieces sold separately. B&W in #7

#? – Pale blue tulle (?) gown with blue dots, large pink rose at waist; pearl necklace and earrings. B&W in #3

#? – Cotton day dress has pink stripes splashed with roses (horizontal on bodice, vertical on skirt), short puffed sleeves. Color in #7 and #8

#2007 – 1956 – Aqua velveteen pants; white cardigan sweater has multicolored floral trim at cuffs and on right shoulder; black contour belt with scalloped lower edge; sunglasses. Color in #7 and #8

#2012 – A. Rose taffeta dress with dropped waist, three quarter sleeves, low neckline, gathered bustline; pillbox hat with white flowers; nylon stockings; sling-back sandals; solitaire ring. Color in #2
B. Red satin dress, same as above with small brooch at bustline; white hat with red flowers. B&W in #4

#2014 – 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.
Photos courtesy of Withington Auction, Inc. and eBay seller franklin2000.
#2016 – 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.
Photos courtesy of eBay seller your-favorite-doll

#2017 – Teal blue, aqua or red taffeta dropped waist dress; cancan petticoat; black velvet bolero; black velvet hat with flowers and veil; rhinestone bracelet; purse; nylon stockings; high heeled sandals. Color in #2, #7 and #8. Also available as same pattern with dress and bolero in deep green taffeta, with green elastic-strap heels.

#2018? – Rose velveteen (?) coat with rounded collar, three buttons; white voile dress printed with tiny flowers in pink, rose & green; velvet belt; natural straw hat trimmed with flowers and red satin ribbon; rick-rack trimmed slip; nylon panties; stockings; sandals. Color in #2

#2019 – 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

#2020 – V-necked, short sleeved satin dress in various colors, often shades of golden yellow; matching swing coat; tulle hat; pearl or beaded necklace; stockings; sandals; purse.
Cissy #2021 by Madame Alexander #2021 – V-necked, short sleeved satin dress and matching swing coat in two tone color combination (often seen as aqua dress with ivory coat); large bow tie; nylon stockings; high heeled strap sandals. Color in #3 and #6

#2025 – Pink or pale blue taffeta ankle-length dancing dress with unpressed pleated nylon tulle skirt, lace over taffeta bodice with cap sleeves; wide sash and corsage at waist; flowers in hair; solitaire ring; gold sling back shoes; stockings. Color in #2 and #7

#2027 – Black & white checked circular skirt, fully lined; red cancan
petticoat; white pique blouse; bolero jacket; straw hat with red roses; jeweled bracelet; white gloves; sling back shoes. Color in #8

#2030 – 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

#2035 – A. 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
B. Lavender satin ankle-length gown with low neckline, short puffed sleeves, rhinestones & flowers at neckline; sash tie pulled to the side with bunch of flowers. B&W in #4

Vintage Cissy doll #2036 by Madame Alexander #2036 – 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.
Photo at near left courtesy of eBay seller luving_dolls
#2040 – 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.
Photo courtesy of eBay seller your-favorite-doll.
#2041 – Pink satin princess-cut gown with flowers at neckline; full taffeta petticoat; gray faux fur stole lined with pink satin; jeweled earrings.
Photos courtesy of Lisa Hanson and Nancy McKee.
B. 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

#2042 – same as #2099 – 1955

#2043 – 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.
Photos courtesy of eBay seller your-favorite-doll.

#2096 – Gold satin dress; matching opera coat with large cuffs, white taffeta lining, black tulle scarf with metallic gold dots; gold elastic-strap sandals. Color in #5

Sources for this page include:

  1. “Madame Alexander Catalog Reprints 1942-1962, Vol. 1″ published by Barbara Jo McKeon
  2. “Madame Alexander’s Ladies of Fashion” by Marjorie Victoria Sturges Uhl
  3. “Madame Alexander Collector’s Dolls” by Patricia R. Smith
  4. “Madame Alexander Collector’s Dolls: Second Series” by Patricia R. Smith
  5. “American Dolls From the Post-War Era 1945-1965″ by Florence Theriault
  6. “The Golden Age of American Dolls 1945-1965″ by Cynthia Gaskill

  7. “Cissy: Identification and Price Guide” by A. Glenn Mandeville & Benita Cohen Schwartz
  8. “Madame Alexander Dolls 1948-1965″ by Linda Crowsey
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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.
For sleepwear, outerwear, underwear and accessory paks, please see the listing by style and color.

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Cissy doll by Madame Alexander #? – 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.

#? – Pale pink satin short gown with inverted pleats at waistline forming flared skirt; white faux fur stole with pink flowers; slip; rhinestone bracelet; gold elastic-strap sandals. Color in #6

#? – White cotton dress with dark pink floral print, organdy puff sleeves, rhinestones on bodice, burgundy velvet bow at waistline; can-can petticoat; white lace lingerie; red heels; burgundy velvet collarless long-sleeved coat. Color in #6

#2083 – Red polished cotton jumper; red & white striped short-sleeved shirt; white taffeta cancan petticoat with nylon net ruffles, red trim; natural straw hat with red ribbon; high heels with flowers and jewels.
Photo courtesy of Withington Auction, Inc.
#2084 – Navy taffeta dress with dropped waist, very full skirt, tiny sleeves and low neckline; matching short jacket; blue straw hat with cornflower blue trim, field flowers and veil; open toe shoes; stockings.
Photos courtesy of eBay seller your-favorite-doll.
Cissy #2091 by Madame Alexander #2091 – Black taffeta dress with lace trim gathered at shoulders forming tiny sleeves; narrow black lace stole; frilly cancan petticoat of pink taffeta & nylon net; black strap sandals; pink net hat with flowers; rhinestone bracelet; fitted plastic purse.

#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

#2095 – 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
Photo courtesy of Withington Auction, Inc.
#2097 – 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.
Photos courtesy of eBay seller your-favorite-doll.

#2098 – 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

_2099 (3K) _2099a (3K) #2099 – White brocade gown with blue garter sash and star; taffeta hoop petticoat; silver tiara, earrings and bracelets of rhinestones & rubies; long white fingerless gloves. Color in #2 and #7.

#2100 – 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 in the taffeta ribbon exist. Color in #2, #6, #7 and #8

#2101 – 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.
Photos courtesy of eBay seller your-favorite-doll.

Sources for this page include:

  1. “Madame Alexander Catalog Reprints 1942-1962, Vol. 1″ published by Barbara Jo McKeon
  2. “Madame Alexander’s Ladies of Fashion” by Marjorie Victoria Sturges Uhl
  3. “Madame Alexander Collector’s Dolls” by Patricia R. Smith
  4. “Madame Alexander Collector’s Dolls: Second Series” by Patricia R. Smith
  5. “American Dolls From the Post-War Era 1945-1965″ by Florence Theriault
  6. “The Golden Age of American Dolls 1945-1965″ by Cynthia Gaskill

  7. “Cissy: Identification and Price Guide” by A. Glenn Mandeville & Benita Cohen Schwartz
  8. “Madame Alexander Dolls 1948-1965″ by Linda Crowsey
Nov 262013
 
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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.
For sleepwear, outerwear, underwear and accessory paks, please see the listing by style and color.

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#? – Sleeveless cotton print dress of narrow yellow stripes scattered with purple blossoms, purple ribbon sash at waist, purple rickrack around neckline, three rows of purple rickrack on skirt, lace trim at neckline and armholes, rhinestones on bodice.
Photos courtesy of eBay seller your-favorite-doll.
#? – 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 courtesy of eBay seller luving_dolls

#? – White cotton dress with deep pink small floral print has organdy puffed sleeves, deep pink velvet ribbon at waist. Color in #8

#? – 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

#? – White sleeveless cotton sateen dress with aqua polka dots, aqua grosgrain ribbon belt, crocheted lace trim at neckline.
Photo courtesy of eBay seller luving_dolls
Vintage Cissy doll by Madame Alexander #? – Sleeveless cotton dress has dropped waist, lace trim at armholes, velvet ribbon bow at neckline. Available as vertical print of blue flowers with green leaves on white background; blue and white stripes, possibly others. The dress pictured far left has also been found without the lace trim at the armholes.
Photo of boxed outfit courtesy of eBay seller your-favorite-doll.>

#? – Deep pink and green daisy print cotton dress has white organdy puffed sleeves. Color in #7

#? – Yellow or pale green sleeveless short gown overlaid with tulle, sprinkled with rhinestones and rosebuds; matching attached tulle stole gathered at bustline; pink roses at shoulder; gold sandals. Color in #7 and #8
Photo courtesy of eBay seller luving_dolls
Vintage Cissy doll by Madame Alexander #? – Nylon tricot long-sleeved sweater with floral trim; felt circle skirt with front pocket, matching trim. Available as a pink sweater with teal skirt or navy sweater with coral skirt.
Vintage Cissy doll by Madame Alexander #? – White nylon tricot long-sleeved sweater with deep pink tiny rosebud trim; Black cotton full skirt with tiny pink and green rosebud print, studded with rhinestones.
#2121 – Blue, pink or lavender satin sheath dress with high collar, flowers at neckline; matching detachable full overskirt; open-crown nylon net hat with three tiered ruffles, trimmed with flowers and satin ribbon; silver & rhinestone bracelet; small silver handbag; silver sandals. Color in #8.
Photo copyright Stephen Lamoretti.

#? – Deep pink polished cotton dress with wide lace collar. Color in #7

#? – Sleeveless dress of red, blue, green and gold print on white background has a dropped waist with red satin ribbon sash at waistline, small red satin ribbon bows at shoulders, v-neck.
Photo courtesy of eBay seller luving_dolls

#? – Red corduroy slacks; white jacket with mandarin collar has embroidered ribbon trim. Pieces sold separately. Color in #7

#? – Red, white and blue horizontally striped jersey top with elbow length sleeves, red satin ribbon bow at neckline; red pleated skirt with gold elastic waistband. Sold separately.
Photo courtesy of eBay seller your-favorite-doll.
#? – Red jacket with 3/4 sleeves and goldtone buttons; white slacks with red trim along side seams; white openweave knit midriff top; white cummerbund type belt. Color in #7
Photo courtesy of eBay seller your-favorite-doll.
#? – White organdy blouse with elbow length sleeves, lace trim at collar and cuffs and vertically down bodice; red slacks with gold elastic waistband.
Photo courtesy of eBay seller your-favorite-doll.

Sources for this page include:

  1. “Madame Alexander Catalog Reprints 1942-1962, Vol. 1″ published by Barbara Jo McKeon
  2. “Madame Alexander’s Ladies of Fashion” by Marjorie Victoria Sturges Uhl
  3. “Madame Alexander Collector’s Dolls” by Patricia R. Smith
  4. “Madame Alexander Collector’s Dolls: Second Series” by Patricia R. Smith
  5. “American Dolls From the Post-War Era 1945-1965″ by Florence Theriault
  6. “The Golden Age of American Dolls 1945-1965″ by Cynthia Gaskill

  7. “Cissy: Identification and Price Guide” by A. Glenn Mandeville & Benita Cohen Schwartz
  8. “Madame Alexander Dolls 1948-1965″ by Linda Crowsey

Copyright 1997-2013 by Zendelle Bouchard

Cissy Gift Sets

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One of the many Cissy gift sets that were available.

The following giftsets are pictured in the book “Cissy: Identification & Price Guide”
by A. Glenn Mandeville & Benita Cohen Schwartz, as well as Patricia Smith’s book “Madame Alexander Collector’s Dolls, Second Series.”

1956 – Cissy Takes a Trip – FAO Schwartz
Doll wears a black and white flared skirt with taffeta lining, red cancan petticoat, white pique blouse with Peter Pan collar, bolero jacket, white straw hat, black sandals, nylon stockings. Other pieces include: blue sleeveless full-skirted net gown with lace trim at hem and neckline and a flower at each shoulder, with underskirt of lace-trimmed taffeta; hooped organdy petticoat; silver evening slippers; red print cotton sundress with white rick-rack and large matching bow; flowered mules; nylon stockings; handbag; gloves; sunglasses; lace trimmed silk nightgown; flowered nylon negligee; comb, brush & mirror. All packed in a 24″ x 12″ x 11″ metal-covered wooden trunk.

1957 – Cissy Takes a Trip – FAO Schwartz
Doll wears a flared skirt, striped cotton tailored blouse, chatelaine watch, cloche hat, black strap sandals, nylon hose. Other pieces include: evening gown with short puffed sleeves, underskirt, hooped petticoat; gold evening slippers; cotton print full-skirted sundress with rick-rack trim; flowered mules; flower-trimmed fan; handbag; sunglasses; slacks; white nylon lace-trimmed blouse; pale pink rayon satin nightie with lace, rosebuds & satin ribbon trim; sheer flowered organdy negligee with short sleeves, lace trim; mules; comb, brush & mirror. All packed in a 24″ tall trunk.
Note: some of these pieces are pictured in color in the book “Madame Alexander’s Ladies of Fashion” by Marjorie Victoria Sturges Uhl.

1960 – Royal Tour Trousseau – FAO Schwartz
Doll wears gold brocade gown with Order of the Garter, taffeta hoop petticoat, long white gloves, tiara, earrings, ring and bracelets. Other pieces include: afternoon tea dress; print dress; cloak; sports slacks; silk nightie; robe; chemise; shoes; mules; stockings and accessories. All packed in a 24″ metal covered trunk.



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