Plantation Belle

Vintage Barbie Plantation Belle

Vintage Barbie Plantation Belle #966 (1959-1961)

Vintage Barbie Plantation Belle #966 (1959-1961)

Pink Sheer Dress
White Full Half Slip
Pink Straw Picture Hat
Pink Straw Purse with Sequins & Beads
Pink Graduated Pearl Necklace
Pink Pearl Snake Bracelet
Pink Pearl Earrings 
Short White Gloves
Pink Open Toe Shoes 

The romantic pink sheer Scarlet O'’Hara party dress is trimmed in lace and goes over a white nylon petticoat with tulle ruffles and ribbon accent.

Plantation Belle Accessories

The pink straw hat has flower bud accents.  

The matching straw purse has sequin and bead accents.

The delicate fabric of this outfit doesn’t hold up as well as many –plus it was only made for two years, so it can be a little more difficult to find in great condition.

The accessories that are unique to this set are considered rare and can be hard to find in great condition.


Plantation Belle Back Zipper

The dress closes with a back zipper.

Plantation Belle Accessories

The accessories can be very hard to find!

Plantation Belle Clone dress

Of course, there was a clone version made!

Plantation Belle hat
Plantation Belle pink pearl necklace
Plantation Belle slip

There were two different types of lace used.  The variation on the left is the one most commonly seen - the one on the right is much rarer.

Plantation Belle Lace Variations
1961 Barbie Train Case picturing Barbie in Plantation Belle ensemble

This ensemble was pictured on this 1961 Travel Pals Train Case made by Ponytail.  The other outfits pictured are Golden Girl, Plantation Belle, Cotton Casual, Resort Set, Apple Print Sheath, and Cruise Stripes.

1960 Barbie Party Set 856 Gift Set

The dress and slip were included in this Barbie Party Set #856 (1960) Gift Set


1992 Porcelain Plantation Belle Barbie

In 1992, Mattel made a Porcelain Plantation Belle Barbie. 

Plantation Belle Reproduction

Mattel issued a Plantation Belle Reproduction in 2004.


This photo from a 1957 ad in a woman's magazine, shows the inspiration for this ensemble.  It was one of the styles of the late 1950s.

This photo from a 1957 ad in a woman's magazine, shows the inspiration for this ensemble.  It was one of the styles of the late 1950s.  (Photo from Pinterest.)

Barbie wearing Plantation Belle

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