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Dolls' house

Object Number: 
1982.62a
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.
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.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Suzanne and Frederick Weinstein
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group