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Dolls' house furniture

Dolls' house furniture

  • Place of origin:

    Denmark (probably, made)

  • Date:

    1971 (manufactured)

  • Artist/Maker:

    LEGO (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    made from plastic, except for the pamphlet which is made from paper

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Joan Brown

  • Museum number:

    B.102: 1 to 21-2014

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

This collection of Lego furniture was bought between 1975-1979 from toy shops in Farham, Surrey, and Birmingham. The Homemaker series was a range of Lego sets designed with girls in mind, and resembles dolls' house furniture. A number of different rooms wee available, as well as smaller accessory sets and a family group of figures.

Each set comes with its own instruction leaflet, which are richly and brightly illustrated with photographs of children playing with the toys.

Physical description

Kitchen set equipped with a red table with a yellow top, three stools that are also red with yellow tops, 4 clear bottles for drinking, 1 large clear decanter or pitcher, a cabinet with venting at the bottom, a hob/oven, a cabinet with a yellow top, a large shelf containing two jars, two jars that are blue and yellow, a sink, and a long shelf that has three large clear jars sitting on top of it.
There is a pamplet with tthe set that explains how to construct the kitchen, and shows photos of the completed kitchen.

Place of Origin

Denmark (probably, made)

Date

1971 (manufactured)

Artist/maker

LEGO (maker)

Materials and Techniques

made from plastic, except for the pamphlet which is made from paper

Descriptive line

Kitchen set, from Homemaker series, made by Lego, 1971

Materials

Plastic

Techniques

Manufactured

Subjects depicted

Kitchen

Categories

Children & Childhood; Toys & Games; Dolls & Toys; Games; Construction toys

Production Type

Mass produced

Collection

Museum of Childhood

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