The Littlest Rebel is dressed in her Fightin' Clothes, so she's ready to rescue her father from those D``` Yankees. Shirley is dressed in the red version of this sought after costume, with batiste collar and undersleeves. With lace, and the original blue silk bows.Her dress is not tagged on the outside, nor does it have the size tag in the seam, but I guarantee It's original and iin almost perfect shape. The picot edging is in great condition, and there's not a single hole or tear to be seen anywhere! She wears a onesie in very good condition. I found 2 small holes in the onesie, one near the rear right shoulder and one near the hem in back. You can see them in picture #8. Her shoes and socks are also in excellent condition.
Her extras include pantaloons and confederate kepi bearing the number 8 on its brim. I should remember to look before I leap. Then I might have remembered this very popular combination was not available commercially, according to Tonya Bervaldi Camaratta's book, The Collector's Guide to Shirley Temple Dolls and Collectables. However, this costume is on everyone's wish list and I've enjoyed having it. I'm only passing it along to a new caretaker because I've promised myself that I wouldn't let my collection outgrow my Shirley Cabinet and it's a bit more than stuffed right now and I have this dress in a trunk set.The pantalets are made from a very soft cotton material with rows and rows of lace festooning the bottom. Her Kepi cap, I believe, is from the Danbury Mint Dress-Up Doll set. My mistake is your gain. Shirley has a very sweet face with a nice touch of blush.
Her eyes have crystalized to the point that I would consider having her irises replaced. Her eyelashes are full and even. The wig is one of the most luxurious I've ever owned and original.
I've never dared to take a comb to it! Her lips look like they may be touched up and possibly her joints. Her paint is very good with no visible chips or cracks, just a little lift by one dimple. Miss Cary (Temple) comes with her original box... They salvaged the bottom of the box, including the label and topped it with a newly made top constructed from a vintage gift box of approx.The same weight as the Shirley box. It's been decorated with strips cut from the "stars and bars" otherwise known as the confederate flag.
The entire box has been reinforced with white tape. It's a really cute and clever way to preserve it and looks great displayed next to her. Inside you'll find a Shirley sIzed confederate flag. I do my best to be as thorough as I can in my descriptions and take a variety of honest pictures. If you have any questions at all, please let me know.
I will consider a short term layaway. Please join me in the Michael J.
The item "Shirley Temple Littlest Rebel, 18Compo withBox & EXTRAS" is in sale since Monday, June 4, 2018. This item is in the category "Dolls & Bears\Dolls\By Brand, Company, Character\Ideal\Shirley Temple". The seller is "dollykims" and is located in Peach Bottom, Pennsylvania. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Sweden, Belgium, France, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Mexico, Switzerland, Norway, Ukraine, Croatia, Bermuda, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Iceland, Jersey, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Monaco.