Dollhouse

Collection Type

  • Toys and games

Date

1830-1900

GUSN

GUSN-11582

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

Descriptive Terms

dollhouses
painting (coating)
turning (shaping process)
wood (plant material)
Painted
Turned
Wood
Dollhouse

Associated Building

Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Toy

Dimensions

57 1/4 x 44 1/2 x 21 3/4 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.1654