Toy Rooster

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Description
Sold mostly at craft and folk fairs, toys like this show how artisans on the island have creatively used and re-used rubber, metal, paper, and other natural materials.
Description (Spanish)
Juguetes como éste, que se venden en su mayoría en las ferias de artesanías y cosas típicas, son prueba del modo en que los artesanos recurrían a la creatividad para reutilizar el caucho, el metal, el papel y otros materiales naturales.
Location
Currently not on view
Date made
20th century
maker
unknown
Place Made
Puerto Rico
Physical Description
wood (overall material)
paint (overall material)
rubber (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 22.6 cm x 14.8 cm x 106 cm; 8 7/8 in x 5 13/16 in x 41 3/4 in
ID Number
1997.0097.1211
accession number
1997.0097
catalog number
1997.0097.1211
Credit Line
Gift of Teodoro Vidal
subject
Daily Life
Puerto Rico
Toys
Children
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Home and Community Life: Ethnic
Cultures & Communities
Vidal
Family & Social Life
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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