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Wind chime

Description

Home-made scarecrow chime made of tin pot lids. Top is complete lid with handle and holes into which string is run. Ends of string are tied tin lids to tea canisters and wafers that rattle when moved.

Details

Maker
Probably Tucker, Jane Armstrong, 1866-1964 (Maker)
Date
1880-1920
Inscriptions
Embossed on tea lids: ""LIPTON'S/ TEA/ THE MOST DELICIOUS THE WORLD PRODUCES"" Wafer lid: ""CARLSBAD/ IMPERIAL/ WAFERS""
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
tin (metal)
Object type
Art
Descriptive terms
Tin
tin (metal)
wind chimes
WIND-BELL
Dimensions
16.5 (H), 9 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.4167
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
21230

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