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Product Code: 1609


Release Date: 1964

Barbie® doll made basic black look anything but basic. She wore a strapless silk sheath dress with a back zipper closing and a tulle coat with satin ribbon trim and tie at the neck. Accessories included short black tricot gloves, a gold clutch and black open-toe shoes.

All images and descriptions courtesy of Collector Books, publisher of "Barbie Fashion: Volume 1" and "Barbie Fashion: Volume 2" by Sarah Sink Eames