Carved Whimsey

Carved Whimsey

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Rudimentary figure of a bent-over monkey holding its tail between its legs; carved from a solid peach stone or pit. Glossy varnish or lacquer. No marks.
Currently not on view
Object Name
figure, monkey
date made
ca 1891
place made
United States: Maryland
Physical Description
pit, peach (overall material)
stone, peach (overall material)
overall: 1/2 in x 1 in x 3/4 in; 1.27 cm x 2.54 cm x 1.905 cm
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Credit Line
Gift of N. L. Shaw
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Domestic Furnishings
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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