Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • United States
  • toy, late 1800s–early 1900s
  • Where object was made: United States
  • wood, carving
  • Object Height/Width/Length: 7.5 x 6.5 x 2.5 cm
    Object Height/Width/Length: 2 15/16 x 2 1/2 x 1 in
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 2007.5655

The wooden toy is a stylized human head and torso with very long arms, articulated at the shoulder. The head is round, but appears to have a disc on top. The bottom of the torso is also flat. The end of each arm has a hole. It is dark brown.