2 babies in carraige

2 babies in carraige
Title
2 babies in carraige
Date 
1860-1900
Medium 
Wax, textile, wood, wicker, metal, paint
Dimensions 
Overall: 9 x 10 3/4 x 7 1/2 in. ( 22.9 x 27.3 x 19 cm )
Description 
Mechanical toy consisting of dolls in wicker carriage; dolls with poured wax heads, blue glass eyes, painted mouth, and tinted cheeks; poured wax hands and feet connected through carriage with wires; dolls dressed in long gowns with lace trim and ribbon over knickers with lace trim; wicker basket lined with blue silk and trimmed along edges with lace, with yellow and red wheels; when toy is pushed or pulled, dolls' feet and hands move up and down in a realistic manner.
Credit Line 
Gift of Dr. Sydney H. Carney, Jr.
Object Number 
1932.159
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group