The bib front and back are domed to a thickness of about 1 inch at the center and the piece spans over 10 inches side to side. The weight of the piece (approx 2 lbs)indicates that the piece is definately not hollow
The pouch at the top of the tassel most likely contains various herbs to bring health and good fortune to the baby...
This piece has been held in storage by a Texas collector and is in excellent condition...
The holder is 12 inches tall and 4 inches in diameter and has a deep mahogany brown patina.