Peddler's cart and horses
Wood, metal, leather, ceramic, textile
Overall: 9 7/8 x 7 1/8 x 11 in. (25.1 x 18.1 x 27.9 cm)
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
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.
This cart was probably made by Harry Colvin Wolven (1898-1980), a carpenter living in Woodstock, New York, in 1930.
Gift of Katharine Prentis Murphy
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.