Custom made doll clothing
to match favorite characters


Cenerentola: from the opera, La Cenerentola (Cinderella). Petal pink 100% silk gown with overskirt and train, with Venice lace trim. Bodice hand beaded with pink glass and seed pearl beads.

Made for Carmen, from the opera Carmen. 100% silk dress with embellished black lace shawl and mantilla.

Addy as Aida from the opera Aida. Materials include a double faced black and gold metallic jersey from Italy, and a beaded/sequined trim on the dress and hat.

Pamina, from the opera The Magic Flute. Dress is pink jacquard with a silk taffeta overskirt. Venice lace. Cape is made from American Beauty rose velveteen with an iridescent lamè lining.

Cio-Cio San: from the opera, Madame Butterfly. Black polished cotton with silk-screened Asian print, and rose lamè trim, obi sash and sleeve lining.

Musetta: from the opera, La Boheme. Ivory 100% silk dress with lace inserts (salvaged from the ruffle from a 1915 woman's dress). Velveteen coat and hat with embroidered ribbon trim and gold lamè collar.

  • Dresses can be made to match favorite characters from world culture.

  • This grandfather fostered a love of opera in his family, down to the second generation.

  • These opera dresses were made for each of his granddaughters.

  • The heritage and love of the music and stories continues, long after the girls have outgrown playing with their dolls.

  • Each dress represents a character from the granddaughters' favorite opera.


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