User Menu

MFA for Educators

Engage your students with the collections of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, to illustrate themes and concepts in any discipline.

Infant's rattle

Start collecting

Infant's rattle; silver top with ring and whistle, spherical center with seven bells and ring for eighth, mother-of-pearl handle.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Frances Fowler and Professor Harold North Fowler

English, 1859

Object Place

England

Dimensions

12.2 x 4.6 x 3.6 cm (4 13/16 x 1 13/16 x 1 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

51.2006

Medium or Technique

Silver alloy and mother-of-pearl

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Personal accessories