Goat pulling cart

Object Number: 
1937.1555
Date: 
1870-1890
Medium: 
Iron, tin, paint
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 1/2 x 6 x 2 1/2 in. ( 6.4 x 15.2 x 6.4 cm )
Description: 
Tinned sheet iron cart painted orange drawn by black goat; cart with sides graduated towards front, mounted on set of two wheels.
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
Provenance: 
The Folk Art Collection of Elie Nadelman
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group