Peddler's cart and horses

Object Number: 
1953.26
Date: 
1930-1940
Medium: 
Wood, metal, leather, ceramic, textile
Dimensions: 
Overall: 9 7/8 x 7 1/8 x 11 in. (25.1 x 18.1 x 27.9 cm)
Marks: 
painted: in black on front: "TOYS LINENS/1884/ WOOL FLANEL/ SKINS BOUGHT." painted: in black on left side: "Mink Hollow H.C. WOLVEN. Woodstock N.Y."; "TRAVELLING GROCER/ PILLS/NEDLES [sic]/ PINS/ QUILLS/ P [illeg]/ FAVORITE/ SISSORS [sic]/Ground" painte
Description: 
Wooden peddler's cart painted green, yellow, red, and white and with black painted inscriptions; miniature goods include metal cookware, treenware, ceramic tableware, and textiles; pair of brown painted carved wooden horses with horse hair manes and tails, wearing leather harnesses, bridles, and collars.
Gallery Label: 
This cart was probably made by Harry Colvin Wolven (1898-1980), a carpenter living in Woodstock, New York, in 1930.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Katharine Prentis Murphy
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group