toy musical instrument

Musical frog purchased from the Horniman Museum gift shop for £5. Hand carved using the wood from the Jack Fruit tree - available locally in Thailand and Vietnam. Made to make the croaking sound of a frog. This one was made in Thailand. Bought for the Indoamerican Refugee and Migrant Organisation (IRMO) Discovery box.

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