Dog Puzzle Keychain, circa 1958

Summary

This adorable keychain, intended for children, shows just how creatively plastic has been used in jewelry production. The interlocking elements are artfully arranged in the primary colors of red and yellow, plus green. Children solved the puzzle through trial and error, arranging and rearranging the elements to create a dog shape. Once through, they may have hung house keys on the interlocking chain.

This adorable keychain, intended for children, shows just how creatively plastic has been used in jewelry production. The interlocking elements are artfully arranged in the primary colors of red and yellow, plus green. Children solved the puzzle through trial and error, arranging and rearranging the elements to create a dog shape. Once through, they may have hung house keys on the interlocking chain.

Artifact

Key chain

Date Made

circa 1958

Creators

Unknown

Your Place In Time
 On Exhibit

at Henry Ford Museum in Your Place in Time

Object ID

99.100.2

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford.

Material

Plastic
Metal

Color

Green
Red
Yellow

Dimensions

Height: 1.375 in

Width: 0.75 in

Length: 1.625 in

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