This is a 19thC Antique Cloth Rag Doll Two Pencil Faces Original Calico Dress 16 Inches. This 16-inch rag-stuffed cotton cloth doll is unique because she has had at least two faces in her lifetime. Someone has clipped some stitches on the side so that a partial view of the secondary face is visible. The exterior face has been on the doll for a long time with pencil-drawn features (and a couple of wear holes). She has brown leather lower arms that include mitt hands and brown leather boots. She is jointed at the shoulders, hips, and knees, so she can sit. Her legs are black knit stockings. Her construction includes machine and hand stitching. Her original clothing includes a brown-and-white two-piece dress that is stitched to her. She is also wearing hand-stitched pantaloons. Dolls with more than one face are indicative of a doll that was cared for by more than one child or generation. The exterior head (some staining) has not been removed to preserve her originality.
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