DOLLS FOR ALL SEASONS SERIES, SWEET ALICE, (smaller 9 in. version with slits, no number)(no 31 on envelope)
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 comes 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.
red and black cape and hat, light brown skirt with stripes
red cape with black trim and design, skirt is light brown with black stripes and black along the hemline, her stockings are red and shoes are black, she wears brown gloves and holds a black muff in her left hand,
DESIGNED BY MARGUERITE MCDONALD
5 3/4 x 7 1/2 in. dress, 4 3/4 x 2 3/4 in. hat