This beautiful rare vintage doll is Karen Ballerina, made by The Madame Alexander Doll Company, N. This is a hard plastic doll with a "Maggie" face that stands 14 inches (35.5cm) tall. She is a five-part doll and strung well enough to hold a pose and stand on her own.
Karen is wearing her original ballet costume in light blue. The bodice of the dress is blue satin, trimmed with metallic gold ricrac.The butterfly sleeves are two layers of gathered tulle, each trimmed with gold ricrac. There is a beautiful blue satin bow at each shoulder.
The mid-length full skirt of the ballet costume is three layers of light blue tulle also trimmed with metallic gold ricrac. At her waist is a bouquet of pink velvet flowers, buds and leaf. Karen wears an elegant black velvet ribbon choker tied in a bow. There are black velvet ribbons tied in bows at both wrists. Her gorgeous strawberry blond hair is in perfect condition.It is styled in braids wound'round her head and at coils over her ears. There are four pink and blue cabbage roses adorning her hair, two on either side. Her ruffled light blue silk panties tie at the back with a satin bow. Her pink silk ballet slippers tie with pink satin ribbons wrapped around her ankles and tied with pretty bows in front.
The back of the dress fastens with t three square snaps. The original label reads Ballerina, Madame Alexander N. KAREN is a collectors dream come true. She is an exquisite doll with a sweet "Margaret" face expression.
She comes with her First Prize blue ribbon. This exquisite doll and costume are in excellent condition with the exception of several miniscule barely visible flaws depicted in pictures 10 and 11. This Madame Alexander Karen Ballerina comes from a smoke and pet-free home.
Please feel free to ask questions. Thank you for your interest. Please check out my other items listed for sale. I aim to make this a positive experience. The item "MADAME ALEXANDER VINTAGE 1940s KAREN BALLERINA 14 RARE DOLL EXCELLENT CONDITION" is in sale since Thursday, September 28, 2017.
This item is in the category "Dolls & Bears\Dolls\By Brand, Company, Character\Madame Alexander\Vintage (Pre-1973)\1948-59". The seller is "ceatongarden" and is located in Ontario. This item can be shipped to Canada, United States.