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Toy Elephant

1971.1775 (RS31163)

Description

Gray elephant with a separate movable "bobbing" head. It has white tusks and a red blanket with tassels over its back. Composition type body (hollow?) with felt-like fuzzy surface material.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1800-1899
Associated Building
Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.).
Material
composition (material)
cotton (textile)
papier mâché
Object type
Toy
Descriptive terms
Animal, Stuffed
Composition
composition (material)
Cotton
cotton (textile)
Elephant
elephant (animal)
figure- and animal-derived motifs
Papier Mache
papier mâché
stuffed toys
Dimensions
8 1/2 x 4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1971.1775
Credit Line
Gift of Ralph May
GUSN
12666

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