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Object Name Furnishing, Dollhouse
Common Name bed
Catalog Number 1939.230.1
Maker Depp, Peter W. (1860-1942)
Date ca. 1925
Material(s) Wood; fabric
Dimensions H-9 W-7.75 D-11.75 inches
Description This is a miniature hand carved wooden bed (Part A). It has a string bottom and there are finials on the top of the posts. There is a headboard with spindles and and an open footboard.
Part B is a bolster. On the inside is a red pillow covered in off-white cotton. On this outside is a crocheted cover that matches the bedspread on the bed. Part C is an off-white crocheted bedspread. Part D is an off-white cotton sheet. Part E is a mattress made of cotton batting and a multi-colored fabric. The fabric is shades of blue, brown, red, and white.
Notes "Miniature Settee made from cedar post from fence surrounding burial ground of Governor Isaac Shelby, at Traveler's Rest near Danville, KY." The donor and maker is listed as P.W. Depp.
Collection P.W. Depp Collection
People Depp, Peter W.
Subjects Miniature wood carvings
Miniature works
Miniatures
Beds
Toys
Furniture
Search Terms wood carving
handicraft
Toys
carving
furniture
Hardin County
Hardin County (Ky.)
Physical Holder Kentucky Historical Society - KHS