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Whistle

1865-1870 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place of origin

This tiny whistle is described as of the kind which was commonly bought at fairs as gifts between lovers.


Object details
Categories
Object type
Materials and techniques
Sheet silver with silver filigree and a piece of white silk ribbon
Brief description
Silver miniature whistle, with silk ribbon attached, Cordoba (Spain), 1865-1870.
Physical description
Hollow silver model of a whistle, with an open conical end and a spherical body decorated with a rosette on each side. A filigree motif, for suspension, is attached to the body. There is a short piece of white ribbon tied to the filigree.
Dimensions
  • Height: 3.4cm
  • Width: 3.0cm
  • Depth: 1.0cm
Credit line
Given by Senor Sanchez
Subject depicted
Summary
This tiny whistle is described as of the kind which was commonly bought at fairs as gifts between lovers.
Collection
Accession number
1205-1871

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Record createdJune 24, 2009
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