Noisemaker

Object Number: 
2002.1.1662
Date: 
1935
Medium: 
Wood, metal
Dimensions: 
8 1/4 x 2 7/8 x 1 1/4 in.
Description: 
This small wood paddle has a metal wire with a red and a green wood ball attached so that when the paddle is shaken, a loud noise results. The paddle has a blue printed border and reads on one side in blue "The Cotton Club/ Aristocrat of Harlem/ Lenox Ave. & 142nd St./ Phone EDgecombe 4-1030 -1031", and on the reverse "Claude Hopkins/ Orchestra/ Two Entirely Different Shows/ Nightly/ Cast of 60 People".
Credit Line: 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group