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.
Click on the thumbnail to view a larger photo.
These were all boxed fashions.
||#21-31 – Red coat with black and white polka dot bow; skirt of the same fabric as the bow; natural straw hat. 1957.
#? – 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.
Photo courtesy of eBay seller luving_dolls
Cissy’s accessories were sold in many different sets. Here are some of the combinations that were available.
||Blue plastic comb, brush and mirror; six metal hair curlers; blonde braid and hair piece; four hairpins with pink and yellow satin bows; hairnet; hair lotion and hair cream; 2 plastic compacts and lipstick.
Photo courtesy of eBay seller your-favorite-doll.
#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.
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
Copyright 1997-2014 by Zendelle Bouchard