The Filson Historical Society Digital Projects

"Topsy Turvy" Doll

Item

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Title

"Topsy Turvy" Doll

Description

A small doll from an unknown time period, most likely during the early twentieth century. The doll has two sides: one girl with dark skin and black hair poking from her red hood, and a girl with light skin behind her white dress. The two girls are tethered at the hip, and when one side of the doll is flipped, the other side is revealed. It is unknown who exactly made this specific doll, who would have played with it, or when it would have been made.

Source

The Filson Museum Collection

Identifier

2020.17

Citation

“"Topsy Turvy" Doll,” The Filson Historical Society Digital Projects, accessed April 24, 2024, https://filsonhistorical.omeka.net/items/show/4607.