BSeries Preemie Outfit B503 – Fancy gown with hooded blanket (that ties)

B Series Preemie Outfits Summary

Description

This outfit consists of a cotton gown with a high-low bottom and matching blanket. There is a line of lace down the middle front of the gown and at the neck and armholes. The bottom has a single line of lace around the front and a double set that is visible from the front, running along the back half. There is an arched Cabbage Patch Kids patch on the right breast.

It comes with a matching cotton blanket that has a lace-edged hood sewn into it. The lace around the hood area is very large. The hood can be tied closed around the doll’s neck with two ribbons. The blanket is edged with lace and can also be tied around the doll’s waist with white ribbons.

Footwear: Knit booties

This outfit was sold only on dolls manufactured in 1985 and later.

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 B503G SS that is pink, not purple) 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.

Variations

> 1984 Series outfit #3 Gown with a hooded blanket 

Other Information

> Although I do not have enough of these outfits recorded, I think there may be variations in lace and structure between factories.

Preemie Outfit #6: Frilly Gown

1984 Preemie Clothing Series Summary

Description

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.

Variations

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

> 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.

Preemie Outfit #5 – A-Line Gown


1984 Clothing Series Summary

Description

There are 2 pieces to this outfit.

  1. Cotton gown. The top portion is sort of separate from the bottom skirt area and generally a different pattern/colour. The bottom edge of that piece is scalloped and edge in coloured thread. The remainder of the gown and the sleeves are a solid colour. The gown has a peter pan collar. The bottom hem, sleeves, and bonnet are edged in the same lace. It does up with velcro at the back at the top but doesn’t do up past the waist. There is a ribbon that comes from the sides and does up at the back.
  2. Bonnet. It is the same pattern used in the chest area. It is edged with the same colour thread and also had a row of lace along the inside 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 5G SS that is green and not pink) 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.

Variations

> There are no observable differences between outfits produced at various factories, yet.

Preemie Outfit #4: Gown with square yoke

1984 Preemie Clothing Series Summary

Description

This outfit has two pieces:

  1. Cotton gown. It has a white square yoke at the neck which is trimmed in lace and has a bow bottom centre. The bottom hem of the gown is straight. There are two parallel lines of lace running around the bottom of the gown. The sleeves also have a line of lace parallel to the hem and are trimmed with lace. The lace around the bottom hem is different from the lace everywhere else.
  2. Bonnet. It is the same colour as the gown and trimmed with two lines of lace (which is different from the lace on the dress)

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 4F OK that is pink, not baby blue) 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.

Variations

> There are no observable differences between outfits produced by different factories.

> 25th Anniversary Preemie Outfits: For more information, visit 25th Anniversary Outfits.

Preemie Outfit #3: Gown with Hooded Blanket

1984 Preemie Clothing Series Summary

Description

This outfit consists of two pieces.

  1. Cotton gown with polka dot lace around the bottom hem, at the sleeves, and at the neck. A second type of lace runs down the middle front. The bottom of the gown is a hi-low.
  2. A cotton blanket with lace around all the edges of the blanket and a second, larger lace at one corner forms a ‘bonnet’. There are ribbons to tie at the neck.

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 3F OK that is pink, not mint green) 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.

Variations

> So far, there are no observable differences between outfits produced at different factories.

> B-Series outfit #B503 Frilly Gown with hooded blanket

Preemie Outfit #2 – Hooded Gown

1984 Preemie Clothing Series Summary

Description

This outfit is a cotton fabric bunting bag with an attached hood. The hood, neck yoke and end of the sleeves are one colour/pattern, and the remainder is another colour. The hood, edges of the yoke, and where the two fabrics meet on the sleeves are is edged with lace. The lace is all the same. The bottom of the bunting bag cinches with a ribbon. There is an opening that closes with velcro at the back of the hood.

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? 1984 Preemie Clothing Series Summary

If you have an outfit that is not recorded here or does not match my information, (e.g. you have a 2F OK that is green and white gingham, not pink and white gingham) 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.

Variations

> So far, there are no observable differences between outfits produced by various factories.

> B-Series outfits:  #B502 – Frilly hooded gown
                            #B501- Velour hooded bunting bag

Preemie outfit #1 – Gown with Vest

1984 Preemie Clothing Series Summary

Description

There are 3 pieces to this outfit.

  1. Gown: Long cotton gown with a straight across bottom. There is lace along the bottom hem, around the end of the sleeves, around the neck and in a single strip down the middle front. This is the tagged piece.
  2. Vest: A different colour/pattern than the gown. It ties closed at the front with satin ties. Lace edges from the chest area all around the bottom hem. The arm holes are capped with small flutter sleeves.
  3. Bonnet:  Cotton bonnet that is the same colour as the gown. Edged with lace.

    The lace on the sleeves and down the front of the gown is different from the other lace in the outfit.

Footwear: Shoes / 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 1D OK vest that is pink and white gingham, not white with purple 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.

Variations

> At this time I can see no observable differences between outfits produced at different factories.

> B-Series outfit: There is a BSeries version of this outfit, but I don’t have the number recorded.   (Future Post)

> 25th Anniversary Preemie Outfit: This outfit looks very similar but the vest is attached and doesn’t continue around to the back. For more information visit, 25th Anniversary Outfits.