Rosebud Baby

Name: Baby Doll

Made by and When: Rosebud, mid-1950s

Material: Hard plastic

Marks: Rosebud Made in England (on neck)

Height: 11 inches

Hair/Eyes/Mouth: Sculpted black hair combed to the doll’s right side/amber sleep eyes with brown specks/red closed mouth

Clothes: Original floral-print cotton dress with matching panties, Cinderella-marked blue vinyl Mary-Jane-style shoes

Mid-1950s Rosebud Baby Doll

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