Name: Black Ideal Crissy Family, L-R: Beautiful Crissy, Tressy, Velvet, Tara, Cinnamon
Made by and When: Ideal Dolls Beautiful Crissy (1969), Tressy (1971), Velvet (1970), Tara (1976), Cinnamon (1973)
Height: Crissy and Tressy are 18 inches. Velvet and Tara are 15-1/2 inches. Cinnamon is 12 inches.
Hair/Eyes/Mouth: Black pupil-less eyes with eyelashes (Crissy, Velvet and Tara), brown sleep eyes with pupils and eyelashes (Tressy), and brown painted eyes (Cinnamon). Crissy and Cinnamon have painted teeth; the others have closed smiles.
Clothes: All are dressed in original clothing. Tressy’s original shoes were black.
Other: All dolls shown have a grow-hair mechanism in their backs (a knob or pull-string) that enables the center ponytail of their hair to “grow” and to shorten.
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