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Homemade Halloween party noisemaker

2010.17.29 (RS114318)

Description

Toy Halloween noisemaker. Consists of an aluminum can mounted on a stick, and covered in oak tag and construction paper. The can is filled with small pebbles, or possibly beans, that make noise when the toy is shaken. The stick is an actual tree branch, complete with bark. The can is decorated to resemble a clown's head.

Details

Maker
Probably Vasiliou, Theodore W., Mr. (Maker)
Date
1960-1970
Location of origin
Massachusetts, United States
Material
aluminum cans
bean
cardboard
construction paper
glue
pebble (rock)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Toy
Places
Probably Arlington (Middlesex county, Massachusetts)
Probably Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
aluminum cans
cardboard
construction paper
glue
Noisemaker
noisemakers
Possibly bean
Probably pebble (rock)
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
3 /8 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
2010.17.29
Credit Line
Gift of Theodore W. Vasiliou
GUSN
224691

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