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Plaid Cape and Gaiters with the Elegant Hat and Muff.

The Plaid Cape and Gaiters were introduced to Samantha's Collection in 1988 and retired in 2008, selling out before Samantha was fully archived. The set is associated with the book Changes for Samantha. Retail cost was $22.


Black Watch tartan blue and green cape. Navy braid trim. Two slits for dolls' hands in the front sides. Navy bow at collar.


Blue and green plaid gaiters. Navy ribbons. Four black round buttons up sides. Elastic loops to attach under shoes.

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Elegant Victorian Cape, Tam, and Muff.

The matching cape, hat, and muff was available:

  • Elegant Victorian Cape: $175; choice between a wool or velvet version.
  • Fur Tam: $40
  • Fur Muff: $40
  • French Hairbows: (navy) $15
  • White Gloves: $10

The set was phased out around 2000.