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Whirligig

Object Number: 
INV.8181
Date: 
1875-1900
Medium: 
Wood
Dimensions: 
Overall: 8 7/8 x 2 in. ( 22.5 x 5.1 cm )
Description: 
Turned wooden whirligig in the form of woman with hat and skirt mounted on dowel on circular base; dowel wrapped with string, which feeds through a bead encircling the dowel; when the string is pulled, the toy spins, if it is on a stable base.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group