Friday, January 30, 2015

Istanbul's Koç Museum presents doll houses - Dollhouses in the News

The Rahmi M. Koç Museum in Istanbul has organized a special “Doll House” exhibition, displaying a collection of new doll houses.

The collection has been created to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the museum.

Doll houses produced since the 19th century in the U.S., Germany, France and Britain are on display in the exhibition, which presents miniature houses created by hobbyists and toymakers.

The houses have been decorated with miniature furniture and baby dolls, reflecting the rich history of the art.

The exhibition includes pieces from various lifestyles, such as the wooden Ruby Villa and a Victorian era-made Marquetry villa, which were made for Ruby Gibs in 1880 and the Gottschalk Doll House, which was designed as a summer resort by German Moritz Gottschalk in 1910.

The exhibition at the Koç Museum will continue until June 16, 2015.

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