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43 results found with ""Toys dolls and games""

Animal figure

Catherine Elliott, Nessa Leibhammer, 2017 DDF Africa research: Probably mission production, made for sale by children. Figure of a sheep. HP Grant collection. Length = 53mm....

Infant’s rattle, whistle and case

This piece was specially commissioned as a gift for Shiloh, the expected child of Joanna Southcott. It is made from solid silver and coral. Coral was believed to have magical...

Model sled

Wood, fur, sinew, cotton thread. A model sled loaded with furs, hunting implements and a catch of seals. Early to mid 20th century....

Toy military truck

A model toy military truck of a type used in the Second World War (shown in the middle of the top row in the photograph). This toy is thought to...

Palm-fibre turtle

This is a turtle made from buriti palm fibre. It is a toy and a tourist souvenir. The Kuikuru who made this live in the Amazon forest in a protected...

Toy in the form of a turtle

This small toy is in the shape of a turtle and comes from South America. It is made from twisted and woven plant material in two contrasting colours. Similar methods...

Game piece

This is likely to be a stone used in the ‘ulumaika game. Still played today, ‘ulumaika is a game that had long historical roots. ‘Ulu maika is a pitching game...

Figure

A human figurine, characteristically carved without feet or arms. A length of braided sinew is tied around its neck. Such dolls served as children’s toys and perhaps as...

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