Sunday, 1 January 2017

Franklinmint Doll Collection Southern Belles 1989 to1996

Southern Belle Lucy Anne 1989
Designed by Shirley Plantation
Lucy Anne, is the first porcelain heirloom doll officially authorized and endorsed by Shirley Plantation. Shirley Plantation of Virginia preserves a history of more than three centuries of Southern charm and hospitality.
she is created in fine bisque porcelain with every detailed hand painted with sparkling blue eyes
with a creamy glowing complexion every detailed is flawless
she is wearing a custom design dress in shimmering sky blue satin overlayed with organza
her skirt has two rows of draped organza tied with ribbons and pearl
her bodice is trimmed with pearls and her sleeves are overlayed with a off the shoulder
 organza trimmed with wide white ribbon and lace
she also wears a large white ribbon waist band tied in a bow
with pearls around her neck with a crystal sapphire pendant
on her honey blonde hair  hand styed in ringlets she wears a
beautiful blue satin bonnet trimmed with lace ribbons and flowers
she holds a bouquet of flowers in her hand
She Stands  16 1/2" Tall
She is hall marked 1989

 



 
 

 
IN THIS PHOTO
HER BONNET IS NOT POSITION PROPERLY
 
 
 
Southern Belle Savannah
Designed by Patricia Smith Gardner
she is created in fine bisque porcelain and hand painted with brown eyes
with a creamy glowing complexion and raven hair
she is wearing a pink satin ball gown her skirt is gathered at the waist and full flowing
decorated with white organza with little white ribbons with her hem trimmed with lace
she has a large white ribboned waist band with her bodice overlayed with lace
trimmed with lace ruffles
Underneath she wears white silk undies and wears pink painted on high heels
she wears a white ribbon chocker with a pearl pendant
Her hair is elaborately braided with cascading ringlets she is crowned
with a double ribbon bow and finished with pink roses in her hair
She Stands 16" Tall
dollreader nov 1993
descripition taken from image
 

 


 




 
 
CHARLOTTE ANNE
Designed by Maryse Nicole
A Southern Belle from the historic Magnolia plantation gardens 
She is created in fine bisque porcelain with glass dark brown eyes red hair
She wears a mauve floral chiffon dress covered with pink and purple flowers
her skirt has a ruffled hem trimmed with white ribbon with a second
chiffon overlay swept up with satin lilac and purple flowers
her neck line is trimmed with a off the shoulder folded chiffon finished
with a floral centre piece and her waist with a wide mauve ribbon
tied at the rear with a large white satin bow
her curly red hair is gathered and tied at the rear with matching chiffon
with her face crowned with a lilac rose and white pansy
She has purple shoes and her dress has a  hoop underneath
She Stands  18.5" Tall 
description taken from image
 franklin heirloom catalogue 1995
Dolls Magazine Jan 1995



 

Franklin catalogues  heirloom and holiday  1995
 

 



 
 
LUCY MAE
Designed by Maryse Nicole
A Southern Belle from the historic Magnolia plantation gardens 
She is created in fine bisque porcelain with glass blue eyes blonde hair  
She wears a 3 tiered layered skirt of pink satin overlayed with lace
ribbon trims her hem a gathered frill pearls and lace trim her at the  knees
and lace is gathered at the waist and trimmed with a satin frill
and the lace is adorned with pearls and satin flowers
she has a off the shoulder neckline trimmed with a satin frill
 beaded with pearls with flowers crowning her shoulders
she hair is crowned a frilled bonnet of rose pink satin
adorned with ribbon pearls and flowers
She has pink shoes and her dress has a hoop underneath
description taken from image
She Stands  18.5" Tall 
Christmas catalogue 1996


 
 
 
 

 

 

 


 
 
 
 
THE NEXT SERIES FOR MARYSE NICOLE
IS THE
THE ENCHANTED GARDEN SERIES 1995/96
DOLLS ENCLUDE
 
MINT JULEP
MADAME MARGUERITE
BLUSHING ROSE 

GARDENS OF DELIGHT SERIES 1999
DOLLS ENCLUDE
 
GARDENIA
PEACH BLOSSOM 
PEONY
 

 

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