Preemie Outfit #6: Frilly Gown

A love of lace. The last gown in the series.

Main title graphic that has a mint green background and a doll wearing the #4 filly gown. It has black text that says "#6 Frilly yoke gown".

1984 Preemie Clothing Series Summary


Simple cotton gown with two rows for lace at the neck, about 3″ apart. It also has lace at the bottom hemp and the end of the sleeves. The entire gown is one colour/pattern. The matching bonnet has a different lace around the edge.

Footwear: Knit booties

This outfit was most likely sold only from 1984 – 1985. Some packaged versions may have sold later than that.

Version Information

My goal is to find every version of every outfit that was produced. Below is a record of each version of this outfit that I have, up to the date indicated. To understand clothing codes, factories and variations, please refer to the suggested readings below.

Suggested readings: 1st Blog – Why do this project?, What are Clothing Tag Codes

If you have an outfit that is not recorded here or does not match my information, (e.g. you have a 6E OK that has pink buds, not blue buds) I would appreciate hearing from you. Information is best sent in the form of pictures. For details on the pictures required, jump to Taking Clothing Tag Pics.


> The OK factory gowns have a small pink flower patch in the front middle of the second line of lace.

Close up of the neck area of the gown and showing the small flower applique found on OK factory gowns.

> 25th Anniversary Preemie Outfit: I believe this gown is supposed to be similar to the Frilly Preemie Gown, although it’s not. For more information visit, 25th Anniversary Outfits.

25th Anniversary Preemie in a box wearing the purple frilly gown. The doll itself has blue eyes and a tuft of butterscotch hair.

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