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Mesh Christmas Stocking Full of Toys

1970.348 (RS256107)

Description

Red mesh Christmas stocking sewn closed on all sides, containing small toys and games. Paper tag affixed to top corner of stocking depicts Santa Clause. Toys include dolls, paper horn (marked JAPAN), box of three Kroma colored chalks, Gloria Crayons, a popper, a noisemaker, several tin molds, a colored tin egg, a small wooden racket, a Liberty Bi-Plane kit, a Goldsmith Publishing Company (Cleveland) Crossword Puzzle book and more.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1920-1930
Inscriptions
"G. E. M. BRAND / Made in Philadelphia, PA / The World's Greatest Workshop / U. S. A." (Printed on back of tag attached to top of stocking. Front of tag has printed image of Santa)
Location of origin
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Material
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Ceremonial Artifacts; Holiday Objects
Places
Philadelphia (Philadelphia county, Pennsylvania)
Descriptive terms
Christmas
Decoration, Holiday
paper (fiber product)
Stocking, Christmas
stockings
tops (toys)
Dimensions
24 x 9 x 4 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1970.348
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. Charles F. Batchelder, Jr.
GUSN
48381

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