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Zilpha has an Armand Marseille bisque head with auburn hair and blue eyes. Her evening dress comes from an article called "The Conservatory" in Petersons Magazine in June of 1879. It is a purple velvet gown in the new princess line with a black lace overlay. The princess line extended the slender line that became popular in the early 1870s and created a bit of a tubular silhouette. To produce the right physique, a new corset was introduced and less underwear worn. The front of the skirt and/or bodice had tapes inside enabling them to be pulled closer to the...
Created by: Gray, Ruth Lewelling
Manufactured by: Armand Marseilles
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