One of 12 dolls in a Punch and Judy set. Glove puppet of the Baby, with a carved wooden head, painted white with red and black detailing. The baby is wearing a traditional costume consisting of a white robe with lace collar and cuffs, red, white, and blue ribbon trim, and a purple bow underneath the puppet's chin. The puppet also wears a white textile bonnet with orange ribbon trim. It has wooden hands with remains of white paint. The costume has been added on to what appears to be an older puppet, which includes the hump, an echo of Punch, his father. There is green textile covering the legs and red textile covering the feet.
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