Political novelty

Object Number: 
2002.1.4614
Date: 
1988
Medium: 
Plastic, cloth
Dimensions: 
2 3/4 x 2 1/8 x 1 1/2 in.
Description: 
A novelty clip molded to resemble 1988 Presidential candidate Michael Dukakis with a red furry body, moveable head and hands that act as a clip that opens and closes when the back is squeezed. Michael Dukakis (b. 1933) Mass. Democrat; member of Massachusetts state house of representatives, 1963-70; candidate for Lieutenant Governor of Massachusetts, 1970; Governor of Massachusetts, 1975-79, 1983-91; candidate for President of the United States, 1988.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group