Kangaroo Shaped Toy


Molded celluloid balance toy, in the shape of a kangaroo. Cream-colored body with brown head, back, and tail, pointed ears. Black nose, white and black eyes. Feet are shaped into a small hook, which would enable the toy to balance on the side of a bowl or glass, front paws are also shaped like hooks. Possibly used for a christmas ornament as well. See similar ornaments: 1993.0157.20, 1993.0157.19, 1993.0157.18, 1993.0157.16, 1993.0157.15.

Date Made: 1930 - 1950

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: GermanyDelete: GermanyPlace Used: United States: District of Columbia, Washington

Subject Association: ChristmasSubject: Animals


See more items in: Home and Community Life: Domestic Life, Domestic Furnishings


Exhibition Location:

Credit Line: Gift of Nancy M. and Robert R. Garvey, Jr.

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1993.0157.17Catalog Number: 1993.0157.17Accession Number: 1993.0157

Object Name: ornament, christmasOther Terms: Ornament; Decoration

Physical Description: celluloid (overall material)paint (decoration material)Measurements: overall: 3/4 in x 4 7/8 in x 1 1/8 in; 1.905 cm x 12.3825 cm x 2.8575 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b2-4276-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1147418

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