Iconic Topsy Turvy Doll


Late 19th century, early 20th century.
Unidentified maker
Carved wood with polychrome and fabric.
Doll originally wore a skirt which concealed
each head when turned upside down.
Signature work from the Mendelsohn Collection.
Featured on the cover of American Vernacular.
See also; American Vernacular, pg 124
and Intuitive Eye, pg. 66
16″h x 5″w x 3″d