Dolls' house

Dolls' house
Title
Dolls' house
Date 
1920-1960
Medium 
Wood, composite board, textile, paper, plastic
Dimensions 
Overall (house): 26 3/4 x 12 x 13 1/2 in. (67.9 x 30.5 x 34.3 cm)
Description 
Wooden dolls' house in rowhouse form with two floors each with one room, battery-powered electric overhead lights in each room; twenty-six pieces of living room and bed room furniture. On swivel base.
Credit Line 
Gift of Suzanne and Frederick Weinstein
Object Number 
1982.62a
Gallery Label 
According to accession records, this dolls' house was modelled after a brownstone on East 64th Street. The house was still standing in 1982, but the top story, which housed the maid's quarters, had been eliminated. Carl Von Drihle, the maker of the doll house, was no longer alive in 1982.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group