SET: THE BRIDAL PARTY SERIES OF DRESSING DOLLS, NO 3, THE MAID OF HONOR, HER GOWNS AND HATS

Set Information edit

Set Comment

please refer to the book COLLECTOR'S GUIDE TO RAPHAEL TUCK & SONS BY BLAIR & MARGARET WHITTON for a very complete listing. On pages 55, 56, 70, 75, and 77 they discuss this series.
Comprised of four sets titled,-THE BRIDE, ARTISTIC SERIES 600, THE BRIDEGROOM, ARTISTIC SERIES 601, THE MAID OF HONOR, ARTISTIC SERIES 602, and THE BRIDESMAID, ARTISTIC SERIES 603.
Each figure has four costumes with matching hats. marked on reverse with the easel and palette RTS trademark symbol, BY SPECIAL APPOINTMENT, PUBLISHERS TO HER MAJESTY THE QUEEN. RAPHAEL TUCK & SONS LTD., LONDON, PARIS, NEW-YORK. ARTISTIC SERIES NO.602. US PATENT FEBRUARY 20TH 1894 BY RAPHAEL TUCK & SONS CO.LTD. NEW-YORK.

Items in Set

white dress with blue spots and hat
602-A
white dress with blue spots and hat
Item Comment

white dress with blue spots, blue ribbon ruffles at waist, cuffs and hemline, lace covering at shoulders
hat is straw with blue cloth and two feather plumes

Size
5 1/2 x 8 1/4 in. dress, 2 1/4 x 2 1/2 in. hat
Categories
pink gown with roses and hat
602-B
pink gown with roses and hat
Item Comment

light pink flowing gown with ruffles and bows, pink roses on right side of her skirt, large brimmed hat with pink roses,

Size
5 x 8 1/4 in. dress, 3 x 2 1/2 in. hat
Categories
white top with green stripes and pink accents, dark green skirt with
602-C
white top with green stripes and pink accents, dark green skirt with
Item Comment

white dress with green stripes and pink accents, dark green skirt partially over top, vest type jacket, large elaborate floral hat

Size
5 1/4 x 8 in. dress, 2 1/4 x 2 1/4 in. hat
Categories
light pink jacket with cream colored long skirt and hat
602-D
light pink jacket with cream colored long skirt and hat
Item Comment

light pink jacket with pink ribbon accents, cream colored long skirt, pink striped hat in the shape of a large bow

Size
4 x 8 in. dress, 2 x 1/2 in hat
Categories
THE MAID OF HONOR, HER GOWNS AND HATS (title on box)
602
THE MAID OF HONOR, HER GOWNS AND HATS (title on box)
Item Comment

doll, head separate but "attached at a proper angle, onto an elongated neck, space being left under the chin to slip on the separate costume which also came with a neck long enough to allow this manipulation" page 70 of PAPER DOLLS A GUIDE TO COSTUME BY CLARA HALLARD FAWCETT, 1951.
she has short brown curly hair and wears a white undergarment slip with blue ribbon accents, blue stockings and blue shoes, both arms hang by her sides with the right hand tucked behind her body

Size
3 1/4 x 9 1/2 in. doll
Categories