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Dollhouses, Miniature Kitchens, and Shops from the Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Folk Art Center

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Visitors have long loved the two dollhouses featured in this book. The handsome Morris-Canby-Rumford dollhouse belonged to one family from the time it was built and furnished in 1820 until it was given to the Folk Art Center in 1981. It still holds many of its original Empire-style furnishings as well as later pieces copied from eighteenth-century antique furniture owned ...more
Hardcover, 96 pages
Published January 31st 1996 by Colonial Williamsburg Foundation (first published October 1st 1995)
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Recommends it for: anyone who enjoys dollhouse and folk art.
Fascinating! Beautiful photography! This delightful book discusses two dollhouses that found a home in The Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Folk Art Center located in Colonial Williamsburg. These two dollhouses illustrate the talent of artists who produced miniatures to fill one of the dollhouses with items such as needlepoint rugs, overmantel paintings, bed hangings, marzipan foods, and even a "stenciled floorcloth." Antique items"such as a handsome brass and crystal chandelier that hangs in the ...more
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