The title is in French, but the book is in English. Included are more than 50 different Bleuette dolls, some with original trousseaux and boxes, along with 150 rare Bleuette costumes offered by Gautier-Langereau. Each is photographed with complete descriptions and reference to original Bleuette catalogs. 9" x 9". Hardbound. 88 full-color pages.
communion costume #15 from Spring/Summer
1952,comprising voile dress,bonnet,and veil
garnished with lace and tucking,along with
aumoniere and muslin underslip. Original
finish,slight overall dustiness.
appeared as #47 in the Winter 1916/1917
catalog,of peach silk crepe under fine
organdy,trimmed with fine tulle lace and silk
ribbons. The bonnet is different variations
appeared in Bleuette catalog for several years
and was one of the more expensive clothing items
costume #2 in the Winter 1956/1957 catalog,as
well as the following year. The apron was
described as a charming fantasy,of pink and white
checkered pattern decorated with "points de
croix" in vivid tones. It was also available in
blue and blue.
Bambino,with solid domed bisque socket
head,painted tan hair,rosy complexion,blue glass
sleep eyes,composition baby body. The doll,26
cm.,is unmarked,and is wearing "Premiers Pas"
costume comprising white pique jacket with blue
buttons,matching cap with shaped crown,blue
shorts,blue kidskin slippers. Doll circa 1935.