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Chair - Withdrawing Room, Dolls' House, 'Pendle Hall', 1940s Object Reg. No: HT 26633 2

Summary:
One of a set of six chairs from Room 11 - Withdrawing Room, Main Building Section, Pendle Hall.

It was created by Felicity Clemons as part of a 40 project to create a grand fully-furnished Georgian style country dolls' house. The project began in the 1940's when Felicity's daughter, Antonia, was given a three-room dolls' house by her grandmother. Mrs Clemons was not happy with its scale or authenticity and so began a rebuilding project which resulted in a four storey grand house, now known as Pendle Hall. Although some items were purchased during shopping trips to Melbourne, the majority of furnishings were constructed by Felicity's own hands, using numerous reference books and magazines.
Description:
Gold painted wooden chair with light green padded seats.
Acquisition Information:
Tax Donation, 2010
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 78 mm (Height), 35 mm (Width)

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Tagged with: crafts, furniture, doll houses, british history
Themes this item is part of: Pendle Hall Dolls' House, Pendle Hall Dolls' House - Room 11 Withdrawing Room, Childhood & Youth Collection, Domestic & Community Life Collection, Leisure Collection
Primary Classification: GAMES & TOYS
Secondary Classification: Dolls' Accessories
Tertiary Classification: dolls' houses
Maker: Mrs Felicity Clemons, Tasmania, Australia, 1940-1980

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