Mesh Christmas Stocking Full of Toys

Collection Type

  • Toys and games

Date

1920-1930

GUSN

GUSN-48381

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

Descriptive Terms

stockings
tops (toys)
paper (fiber product)
Christmas
Decoration, Holiday
Stocking, Christmas
Stocking, Christmas

Inscription

"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)

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Object Type

Ceremonial Artifacts; Holiday Objects

Dimensions

24 x 9 x 4 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Charles F. Batchelder, Jr.

Accession Number

1970.348

Places

Philadelphia (Philadelphia county, Pennsylvania)