Dolls’ house of Petronella Oortman

anonymous, c. 1686 - c. 1710, furniture, BK-NM-1010

The exterior of this dolls house is a work of art in its own right, with its mother-of-pearl and pewter veneer. The owners’ initials - Petronella Oortman and her husband Johannes Brandt, a cloth merchant in Amsterdam - are inlaid on both sides. Remarkably, all the domestic furnishings were made…

On display in room 2.20

Sash

anonymous, c. 1798, ribbon (material), NG-651

On display in room 1.10

Chair

anonymous, c. 1840 - c. 1850, furniture, BK-1970-7

On display in room 1.15