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Squeak toy (cat and bird)

Object Number: 
INV.5306
Date: 
1875-1900
Medium: 
Papier-mâché, wood, leather, fiber (flocking), paint, wire (traces of whiskers)
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3 7/8 x 3 3/4 x 2 3/8 in. ( 9.8 x 9.5 x 6 cm )
Marks: 
“$5.00” on label on bottom
Description: 
Squeak toy with molded papier-mâché cat and bird mounted on rectangular base/bellows; cat is covered in gray and white fiber and has green and black painted eyes; bird is painted brown and black; cat's mouth is open.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group