Samantha & Nellie Best Friends Collection

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The story of best friends Samantha and Nellie comes alive in this collection. Each doll arrives with an outfit, plus special items reminiscent of the Victorian era. Both are soft and huggable, with hair for styling. They bring their books, Meet Samantha and Nellie’s Promise.

Samantha® and Nellie™ open up a whole world of play with authentic styles from Victorian times:

  • Samantha’s checked taffeta dress
  • Her long black stockings and black shoes with ankle straps
  • Her long, wavy dark-brown hair tied with a bow
  • Nellie’s delicate, Swiss-dot dress
  • Her white tights, cotton underwear, and Mary-Jane shoes
  • Her shiny auburn hair adorned with a blue ribbon

In the Best Friends Collection, even more authentic items bring their stories to life:

  • Samantha’s fancy hat made of burgundy plush and trimmed in ribbons of rose, dove gray, and gold
  • Her rose velvet purse with a golden chain that slips over her wrist
  • Her beautiful handkerchief with embroidered flowers
  • Her shiny replica Indian head penny, a coin used during her time
  • Her heart-shaped locket to hang from the golden brooch on her dress; pictures of her mother and father can be placed inside
  • Nellie’s straw hat, trimmed with ribbon and pansies
  • Her matching drawstring bag
  • Her embroidered hankie and replica Irish penny, given by her mentor, Miss Brennan
  • Her Celtic cross necklace that once belonged to her mother

Samantha and Nellie’s 18-inch doll bodies are soft cloth; their heads and limbs are smooth vinyl. They’re posable for hundreds of playtimes and can be treasured for years to come. Their books, Meet Samantha and Nellie’s Promise, enhance playtime with stories of these girls growing up in 1904. They offer lessons about choices and friendship that still touch girls today.

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