I consider myself a lucky person to have owned such a rare & stunning example of Madame Alexander's dolls. This beauty, one of the original painted Cissys manufactured by Madame Alexander in one year ONLY 1955, was nicknamed the "Waltz Doll, " perhaps because when looking at her it's easy to imagine her twirling around the dance floor, this luxurious blue satin gown flowing around & behind her. Cissy's tagged blue slipper satin gown is in very good condition for its age. The are no holes, rips or tears.
Absolutely gorgeous but not mint; there is some faint staining & scuffing here & there, although you can see from her photographs how beautifully it displays. I mention these things because they can be seen with spotlighting, but on normal display these imperfections seem to melt away with the folds & beauty of the satin. It's not perfect, but breathtaking none-the-less.
The beautiful front decorative braiding is studded with both clear & blue rhinestones (all are present) and metallic silver thread. Closure is at the back with five square snaps. Underneath Cissy wears the original taffeta panties and original slip elastic at the waist has relaxed on both, and was re-tightened with elastic thread; there is some light age spotting. The slip has an extra-wide bottom flounce trimmed with the blue satin which matches the gown.Cissy has vintage hosiery and her original silver strappy sandals. This Cissy didn't have pierced ears, but has small half rhinestones on each lobe. She wears her vintage "diamond" ring, and a silver & rhinestone bracelet made in the likeness of the original. Both her spectacular vintage floral bandeau & white feather fan with pewter fleur-de-lis were reconstructed with complete respect to the original design. I'm perhaps prejudiced, but I do believe this is one of the most beautiful Cissys Madame Alexander created.
She is completely original and has only been re-matted to protect her gorgeous color & features. Several items given this doll were never again used on any other Cissy - the most prominent being her stunning thick light brown wig, with both longer bangs & longer curls tied at the back. She has beautiful blue eyes with full lashes, and no splits, cracks or odors. She will come to you with a replicated vintage hang tag. It Could Be Your Chance Of A Lifetime.Contact Me With Any Questions. The item "Waltzing InBreathtaking 1955 Vintage Madame Alexander Cissy In Ice Blue #2097" is in sale since Tuesday, December 19, 2017. This item is in the category "Dolls & Bears\Dolls\By Brand, Company, Character\Madame Alexander\Vintage (Pre-1973)\1948-59". The seller is "krs1998" and is located in San Jose, California. This item can be shipped to United States.