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Dollhouse

Description

A two sided hinged door cupboard raised on turned feet that has been transformed into a dollhouse by an addition of a pedimented roof with two chimneys and a molded cornice. There are four window holes cut into the sides. Printed all over is a faux-brick pattern in red and white. The pediment is painted with lace curtained windows. The feet are painted green. The house trim is painted white. The interior has four rooms, each with patterned wallpaper.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1830-1900
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
painting (coating)
turning (shaping process)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Toy
Descriptive terms
Dollhouse
dollhouses
Painted
painting (coating)
Turned
turning (shaping process)
Wood
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
57 1/4 x 44 1/2 x 21 3/4 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.1654
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
11582

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