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Carriage

Object Number: 
INV.5212
Date: 
1870-1900
Medium: 
Wood, textile, metal, paper, glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 10 1/2 x 22 x 9 in. ( 26.7 x 55.9 x 22.9 cm )
Marks: 
impressed: in wood on bottom: "2" Nadelman collection sticker: "366 / ?"; country illegible
Description: 
Open two-wheel carriage, probably a gig or a curricle, made of wood, painted green with red and yellow trim, with black painted textile upholstery studded with white glass beads and trimmed with red braid and paper with wickerwork pattern glued to floor.
Gallery Label: 
This object was once part of the folk art collection of Elie Nadelman (1882-1946), the avant-garde sculptor. From 1924 to 1934, Nadelman's collection was displayed in his Museum of Folk Arts, located in the Riverdale section of the Bronx. The Historical Society purchased Nadelman's entire collection in 1937.
Credit Line: 
Purchased from Elie Nadelman, 1937
Provenance: 
The Folk Art Collection of Elie Nadelman
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group