Homemade Halloween party noisemaker

Collection Type

  • Toys and games

Date

1960-1970

GUSN

GUSN-224691

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

Descriptive Terms

noisemakers
aluminum cans
cardboard
construction paper
glue
wood (plant material)
pebble (rock)
bean
Noisemaker

Additional Identification Number

66.29

Maker

Probably Vasiliou, Theodore W., Mr. (Maker)

Location of Origin

Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

3 /8 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Theodore W. Vasiliou

Accession Number

2010.17.29

Places

Probably Massachusetts (United States)
Probably Arlington (Middlesex county, Massachusetts)