Vintage 1930s 16" Shirley Temple "Dove Dress Doll. Rare Outfit, Clear Original Eyes, No Crazing. Reference in Tonya-Bervaldi Camaratta's book, "Shirley Temple Dolls and Collectibles, " page 73. This is a vintage 1930s composition Shirley Temple 16" doll wearing a rare "Dove dress.
Shirley's composition is excellent. She is free of crazing and only has minor paint rubs.She is correctly marked, "Shirley Temple, 16" both on the back of her neck and back. Stringing is good, can easily hold a pose, and is in beautiful clean condition. Shirley's blonde mohair wig is full, still full of curls. Original face painting is all intact, original hazel eyes are clear, retains her full set of eyelashes, and her infamous dimples are perfectly indented. A very pretty, well cared for doll!
Shirley's rare organdy print "Dove" dress has lightened to a pretty light baby pink, is uniform in color, and the fabric is strong and retains some of its crispness. Fine lace netted ruffles are still white and perfect, original buttons are all intact, and the dress is free of rips, tears, and stains. Found only one pencil pinpoint size dot on the skirt. Lacks its original rayon tag, yet a good portion of the size tag remains. Hair and dress ribbons have been replaced.
Underneath Shirley's dress is her original onesie slip that is in excellent clean condition. Her socks and shoes are original, but the right shoe is a bit fragile. The snap strap is holding on by a thread and is missing the sole cover on the bottom of the shoe.A very pretty Shirley Temple doll that is clean and in display ready condition. Please look at the photos, use the magnifying option, and please feel free to ask questions.
Thank you for taking the time to look at my auctions. The majority of the items I sell are from my own personal doll collections, safely handled and stored. I strive to sell the best of the best and to provide you with accurate descriptions. The item "Vintage 1930s Ideal 16 Shirley Temple Rare Dove Dress Doll" is in sale since Friday, April 24, 2020. This item is in the category "Dolls & Bears\Dolls\By Brand, Company, Character\Ideal\Shirley Temple".
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