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Discipline:
Anthropology  Search this
Region:
European Region  Search this
Material:
Wood, Paint
Object Type:
Education and Outreach collections
Collecting Locality:
Dalarna Province, Europe, Sweden
Description:
This object is part of the Education and Outreach collection, some of which are in the Q?rius science education center and available to see.
Geologic Age:
late 20th century
Notes:
A traditional Swedish carved wooden toy, the Dala Horse. The figure is small and has very basic features. It is painted in bright red with a white harness and blue and green details. These horses are often used as a symbol of Sweden and of the Dalarna province from where they originate. The saddle has an almost floral design in the blue and red pattern on the seat. The horse is sturdy but missing paint in several places, particularly the ears.
Number of objects in this record:
2
Record Last Modified:
23 Jul 2019
Topic:
Education & Outreach  Search this
USNM Number:
NC400696
See more items in:
Q?rius, The Coralyn W. Whitney Science Education Center
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnheducation_11020348