Nov 262013

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19551956195719591960-62Year Unknown

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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#? – Very pale lavender sundress with lace trim at straps; parasol (?).

#? – 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

#2026 – Sleeveless damask cocktail gown in ruby red or powder blue with gathered bustline, full gathered skirt; matching wrap caught with a flower; net slip; panties; pearl earrings; short white gloves; shoes. Hat may or may not be original. Very similar to #2150 from 1959.
Photos courtesy of eBay seller luving_dolls
#2142 – Very pale green organdy dress with lace-trimmed neckline and puffed sleeves, pink sash at waist with pink roses; matching hat.

#2205 – White gabardine slacks with side trim; white halter top; blue blazer with embroidered crest, brass buttons; white hat; navy blue strap sandals. Matching Cissette & Elise outfits. Color in #4

#2210 – 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 – 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
Photos courtesy of eBay seller luving_dolls
#2212 – Black jersey top with three quarter sleeves; red or blue print cotton full skirt; gold contour belt; cancan slip; nylon panties; nylon stockings; black sandals; solitaire ring.
Photo courtesy of eBay seller luving_dolls
Cissy #2213 by Madame Alexander #2213 – 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.

#2214 – 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

#2218 – White blouse; burnt orange printed polished cotton skirt; white rabbit fur jacket and matching tam. B&W in #4

#22-C18 – 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.
Photo courtesy of eBay seller your-favorite-doll.
#2222 – A. 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.
Photos courtesy of eBay seller your-favorite-doll.
B. Rose and white boldly printed cotton dress, same design as above but with rose satin bow at hip; natural straw hat with red flowers; frilled petticoat; pearl bracelet; pink heels. Color in #6

#2228 – Blue & white checked cotton dress with full skirt, bias cut bodice, lace-trimmed puffed organdy sleeves; black belt. B&W in #4

#2230 – Pink nylon shirtwaist dress printed with white flowers, rhinestone buttons, lots of tiny lace ruffles, three quarter sleeves with cuffs; pink hat trimmed with tulle, velvet ribbon and rosebuds; slip; stockings; gold sandals; solitaire ring; rhinestone earrings. Color in #2.

#2231 – 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. Color in #7 and #8

#2232 – 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.
Photo courtesy of eBay seller your-favorite-doll.

#2233 – 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

#2235 – 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

#2242 – Deep blue floral print dress, elbow length sleeves edged with lace; light blue straw hat with large pink rose; stockings; sandals; solitaire ring. Color in #2

#2252 – Pale pink sleeveless calf length satin cocktail dress; bouffant tulle stole with large pink rosebud; pink taffeta & net slip; nylon panties; nylon stockings; silver sling-back shoes; short white gloves; pearl necklace; pearl earrings; May have flowers in hair or clear plastic handbag with corsage. Color in #2, #7 and #8

#2254 – Gown of pale lavender satin under dotted swiss, attached matching dotted swiss stole; pink rose corsage bouquet at waist. B&W in #4

#2280 – 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

#2281 – 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

#2282 – White tulle over satin gown with pink, green & white flocked flowers and rhinestones, gathered bustline; white hat of horsehair brad trimmed with large flowers; long white fingerless gloves; pearl necklace; earrings; solitaire ring. Color in #2, #7 and #8

#2283 – White silk ball gown with dark pink printed camellias; long velvet cape stole, lined to match dress; flowers in hair with veil; rhinestone pin on bodice; rhinestone necklace, earrings & ring; nylon panties; full hoop underskirt; stockings; red sandals. Color in #2, #7 and #8

#2284 – Black evening gown with straps; white (?) stole with flower trim; long black fingerless gloves; rhinestone bracelet. B&W in #3

#2285 – Red taffeta gown with short sleeves, v-neck, flared skirt; sheer red full-length tulle stole with iridescent dots, caught at waistline with rhinestone clasp; pearl necklace; pearl drop earrings; solitaire ring; stockings; silver heels. Color in #2 and #8

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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