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rocking horse

The form of the rocking horse evolved from the cradle with which it shares the function of comforting its occupant via a lulling motion. The rocking horse became a popular toy form at the same time horse racing and horse breeding gained popularity in Europe and Britain. The toy has remained a fixture of childhood for five centuries.

  • Manufacturer: Dekto
  • Material: wood | ink
  • Origin: USA
  • Style: toddler
  • Object ID: 115.44
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