DOLLS FOR ALL SEASONS SERIES, ROSEY RUTH, (smaller 9 in. version with slits, no number)
please refer to the book COLLECTOR'S GUIDE TO RAPHAEL TUCK & SONS BY BLAIR & MARGARET WHITTON for a very complete listing. On page 74 they discuss these four sets-ROSEY RUTH, DEAR DOROTHY, MERRY MARION, and SWEET ALICE. Sets that come in two different versions. One version has dolls 9 inches tall with a head continuous with the rest of the doll and two small slits at the shoulders to put the dress tabs through. There are no numbers or titles on the backs. They come in thin light brown envelopes and each contains a doll, four dresses, and four hats. They are a smaller version of the numbered ARTISTIC SERIES sets. Please note the two different spellings of ROSEY or ROSY RUTH .
red brown dress with blue trim accents, and hat
red brown dress with blue trim accents at the neck, shoulders, waist, and hemline, she has brown gloves and holds a blue purse in her left hand and some small blue flowers in her right.
DESIGNED BY MARGUERITE MCDONALD
5 1/4 x 7 1/2 in. dress, 4 x 2 3/4 in. hat