Rocking horse

Object Number: 
1939.471
Date: 
1800-1850
Medium: 
Wood, hair, metal, textile, paint
Dimensions: 
Overall: 21 x 32 x 15 in. ( 53.3 x 81.3 x 38.1 cm )
Description: 
Wooden rocking horse with body carved from single piece of wood, front legs carved separately, and back legs made of turned wooden sticks; horse has elongated head with pointed nose and tail made of hair (probably horse hair) dyed red; runners are painted green.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Samuel V. Hoffman
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group