Doll: two-faced baby

Object Number: 
1923.81
Date: 
1860-1900
Medium: 
Wax, composition, textile, hair, glass, paint
Dimensions: 
Overall (doll): 20 x 10 x 3 in. (50.8 x 25.4 x 7.6 cm)
Description: 
Two-faced doll with wax over composition swivel head, brown hair wig attached to cap, blue glass eyes, and painted features, depicting smiling face and screaming face; stuffed cloth body with divided arm composed of cloth upper arm and wax over composition lower arm, divided leg composed of stuffed cloth upper leg and wax over composition lower leg; white net cap with blue ribbons, green knitted cape over pink and white knitted cardigan and plain white shirtwaist with embroidery on front, and long cream-colored petticoat extends several inches past doll's feet, over flannel petticoat.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Miss Hortense Abbott Carney
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group