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String game

Object Number: 
1932.143a-u
Date: 
ca.1875
Medium: 
Ivory, textile
Dimensions: 
Overall: 19 1/2 x 3 x 1/4 in. ( 49.5 x 7.6 x 0.6 cm )
Description: 
String game with nine long ivory cylinders, hollow with carved abstract pattern on exterior; green, red, and white silk strings run through the cylinders in seven different combinations; braided at top to hold or hang.
Gallery Label: 
According to accession records, this toy is from Mount Washington.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Dr. Sydney H. Carney, Jr.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group