Wind chime

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

1880-1920

GUSN

GUSN-21230

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

Descriptive Terms

wind chimes
tin (metal)
Tin
WIND-BELL

Inscription

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.),

Maker

Probably Tucker, Jane Armstrong, 1866-1964 (Maker)

Dimensions

16.5 (H), 9 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.4167