Over 300 dresses, bonnets, shoes and accessories ranging from early costumes to French fashions for poupées to stunning silk and velvet bébé costumes, and charming costumes for child and character dolls. 8.5" x 11". Softbound. 112 full-color pages.
6" shoulder width. 16" overall length. A white
cotton dress with cut-work and embroidered bodice
has long full sleeves with embroidered cuffs,and
is covered by a dainty textured cotton pinafore
with floral print having a fitted yoke,ruffled
sleevelets,double pockets,and wide sash; the
pinafore is generously trimmed with scalloped-edge
cut-work at the yoke,sleeves and pockets. Along
with a rose muslin sunbonnet with neck ruffles
that are edged with lace,and double lace ruffles
around the face. The dress has some spotting under
the pinafore. Circa 1885.
Comprising an 8" bone-handled parasol with bone
tip and bone tine tips,and having (frail) navy
blue silk cover; blue silk bonnet with draped
banding and silver decoration in the shape of a
stylized bird; 2 "l. kidskin gloves in grey taupe
color; and lace-edged monograph embroidered "G".
Comprising 8" bone-handled parasol with bone tips
and bone tine tips and having (frail) blue silk
cover; silver grey woven straw hat (1 " inside
head diameter) with draped band and bow and
decorative white silk flowers; 4" cream kidskin
gloves; and fine sheer muslin blouse (4" shoulder
width) having lace,tucks and blue silk ribbon
trim,with tiny buttons and button holes. Circa 1875.
4" shoulder width. 8" waist. 12" overall length.
Of rich black silk taffeta,the jacket features a
fitted bodice with handmade button holes and black
bead buttons,very wide pagoda-shaped sleeves,and
flared lower jacket that is slightly-longer in the
back and edged with narrow black grosgrain
ribbon,lace at the neckline. Along with a
gore-shaped blue taffeta skirt that has a
slightly-elongated back,and with a woven
flat-topped straw bonnet with turned-up sides and
blue silk ribbon draping and banding. Circa 1860.
4" shoulder width. 8" waist. 13" overall length.
Comprising a black cashmere wool fitted jacket
with V-shaped draping over the hips,very wide
pagoda-style sleeves,braid and silk fringe
trim,over a blouse with beautifully-embroidered
and cutwork collar. And with a silk taffeta skirt
of bronze-tan with interwoven lines of dark brown
and black,having a scalloped-cut hem edged with
brown silk. Along with a woven bronze green bonnet
trimmed with brown and black silk and feathers.
4" shoulder width. 8" waist. 14" overall front
length. Of very narrow pinstripes in blue and
white,the crisp cotton fabric features a gown with
fitted bodice that has handmade button holes and
buttons at the front,coat sleeves,flared
flat-front skirt with very full cartridge-pleats
at the back and extended train. Circa 1865.
Including 4 " magenta silk shoes with three pairs
of grommet-edged lacing holes and original red
silk laces,marked "12" on undersoles; and rose
twill shoes with cream overcast stitching,original
laces,rosettes. Circa 1910.
5" shoulder width. 15" overall length. Of a
delicate rose silk with fitted high-waist bodice
that is overlaid by a large V-shaped Bertha
collar,the dress has very full skirt and sleeves.
There are alternating bands of lace and silk at
the yoke,and lace edges the
neckline,collar,sleeves and hem. Along with a
loosely-woven straw bonnet in elaborate lattice
style,decorated with rose silk bows and generous
clusters of tiny silk rosebuds and leaves. Circa 1888.
Comprising a richly-draped burgundy silk satin
bonnet with silk bavolet,silk ribbons and
streamers,and loosely-woven lace ruffle and trim.
Along with a 2 " pair of kidskin shoes with
leather bows and silver buckles,ankle straps with
button closure,leather undersoles signed "Bru Jne
Paris" (in oval) and "4". And with matching
burgundy knit stockings. Circa 1882.