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Squeak toy (girl and nest with eggs)

Object Number: 
INV.11518
Date: 
1875-1900
Medium: 
Papier-mâché, wood, leather, paint, fiber
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 3/4 x 2 3/4 x 1 3/8 in. ( 7 x 7 x 3.5 cm )
Marks: 
written: in pencil on bottom of base: "pr[e]sented/to [Carrel]by/her brother/1862"; "MX-4182"
Description: 
Squeak toy with molded papier-mâché girl kneeling before fibrous nest with two eggs, mounted on rectangular base/bellows; girl is painted with yellow dress and blue bonnet, eggs are white.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group