Pull toy (cow)

Pull toy (cow)
Title
Pull toy (cow)
Date 
1880-1920
Medium 
Wood, papier-mâché, leather, glass, metal, horn
Dimensions 
Overall: 8 3/4 x 13 1/2 x 4 5/8 in. ( 22.2 x 34.3 x 11.7 cm )
Description 
Molded papier-mâché cow covered in leather mounted on wooden platform and four metal wheels; most of cow colored in light brown; brown glass eyes; leather collar with buckle around neck; inscribed brass bell attached to string around cow's neck; jointed at neck; horns made of animal horn; cow moos when neck is turned.
Credit Line 
Gift of Katharine Prentis Murphy
Object Number 
1965.13
Marks 
incised: on bell: "OMAR/GROTTO/No. 38/BOSTON/MASS"
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group