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Toy figure of a tiger; painted yellow, black, red and green on a green base.

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toy figure

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Additional names, titles, or classifications
object name (Horniman Ethno.):  toy figure

Central India, India, South Asia, Asia
Additional place information
made or collected:  Central India 
Date made
Additional date information
date made:  1937 

Materials & techniques
paint; wood; gesso
Additional material & technique information
material: wood (overall)
material: paint (overall)
material: gesso (overall)
overall: 86 mm x 60 mm
Additional measurement information
overall: 86 mm x 60 mm

Among collection of toys bought by donors at wayside stations south of Agra and elsewhere in Central India in 1937.
donor:  Latham, P.  gift 1970-07-02

Related subjects
theme: Family and Home
material: mineral plaster
material: paint
object name (Horniman Ethno.): toy figures
material: wood

Record created 2000-02-18 by MIMSY
Record last updated 2016-10-04 by XGVIEWS

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