SET: AU BON MARCHE

Set Information edit

Set Comment

a French boxed set titled AU BON MARCHE, PARIS, 2 POUPEES A HABILLER AVEC 6 COSTUMES & 6 CHAPEAUX, COMPTOIR DE PAPETERIE containing the two doll sets MY LADY BETTY 102 and DOLLY DELIGHT 106 (small size).
The box has no Tuck markings but the dolls and hats do and they are in English.

Items in Set

blue dress with white dots and hat
102
blue dress with white dots and hat
Item Comment

blue dress with small white dots, white lace trim at neckline and underneath, white sash with bow at waist, yellow gloves and decorative closed umbrella.
dress has attached neck to fit under head.
hat is white and blue with plumes and decorative buckle.

Size
3 1/2 x 4 1/2 in. dress, 2 3/4 x 1 3/4 in. hat
Categories
blue, grey and white dress and hat
102
blue, grey and white dress and hat
Item Comment

in larger version this dress is pink,
blue and grey dress, white sash with white purse hanging, lace ribbon at chest, shoulders and sleeves, pansies at neckline, sleeves, and at waist sash.
dress has attached neck to fit under head.
hat has pansies and white lace ribbon.

Size
3 1/4 x 1/2 in. dress, 2 1/2 x 2 in. hat
Categories
My Lady Betty
102
My Lady Betty
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. ,
brown hair with curls, in grey/purple undercoat with a bow to collar and red colored accents, pearl necklace, rose in her hair, arms outstretched, blue shoes, and stockings on.
on reverse Tuck artistic series easel and palette trademark with BY SPECIAL APPOINTMENT. PUBLISHERS TO HER MAJESTY THE QUEEN. followed by the Tuck publishing info and attached stand, ARTISTIC SERIES 102, US. PATENT FEBRUARY 20TH 1894. COPYRIGHTED BY RAPHAEL TUCK & SONS, CO., LTD

Size
3 x 6 in. doll
Categories
yellow dress and hat
102
yellow dress and hat
Item Comment

yellow dress, pink sash with decorative fan hanging down, rose accents to collar, sleeves, and hemline, necklace with gold pendant, full length dress,
dress has attached neck to fit under head.
yellow hat with roses

Size
2 3/4 x 4 1/2 in. dress, 2 1/2 x 1 1/2 in. hat
Categories
Dolly Delight
106
Dolly Delight
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. ,
brown hair with curls, she wears a white grey undercoat slip with lace at neck, hemline and shoulders, she has blue short socks and small black shoes, no jewelry. This copy is missing her right hand.
on reverse Tuck artistic series easel and palette trademark with BY SPECIAL APPOINTMENT. PUBLISHERS TO HER MAJESTY THE QUEEN. followed by the Tuck publishing info and attached stand, ARTISTIC SERIES 106, US. PATENT FEBRUARY 20TH 1894. COPYRIGHTED BY RAPHAEL TUCK & SONS, CO., LTD

Size
3 x 5 1/2 in. doll
Categories
green jacket and white skirt and hat (partially missing)
106
green jacket and white skirt and hat (partially missing)
Item Comment

green suit jacket with large puffy sleeves, white collar and white buttons down the front and at two side pockets, white skirt, green closed umbrella for her left hand, white gloves, grey shoes with green stockings.
dress has attached neck to fit under head.
hat is white with a green ribbon with a white central buckle and two white feather plumes. (this copy only a tart of the hat)_

Size
3 1/4 x 4 3/4 in. dress,
Categories
red and burgundy dress and hat
106
red and burgundy dress and hat
Item Comment

full length gown with burgundy shoulders and ribbon at waist tied into a large bow, thin ribbon at chest, white at shoulders, sleeves, and at hemline.
dress has attached neck to fit under head.

Size
3 1/2 x 4 3/4 in. dress, 1 1/4 x 1 in. hat
Categories
yellow and brown gown with brown hat
106
yellow and brown gown with brown hat
Item Comment

long yellow gown with white buttons down the side to the hemline, brown collar and sleeves and large brown bow, full length gown,
dress has attached neck to fit under head.
hat is brown with a single white feather plume

Size
3 x 4 3/4 in. dress, 2 1/4 x 2 in. hat
Categories