Miniature Interior Diorama by Helen Bruce

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A vitrine depicting a millinery store using antique textiles and doll furniture. Attributed to Helen Bruce, circa 1950. Helen Bruce, b. 1880, was an Antique Dealer in New York City who also sold antique dolls and antique miniature, dollhouse accessories, from which she created these dioramas depicting 19th century millinery shops and interiors. She was especially patronized by Elizabeth Havemeyer Webb, whose collection of 30+ examples are in The Shelburne Museum in Vermont.
Details
Place of Origin
United States
Date of Manufacture
circa 1950
Period
1950-1959
Materials and Techniques
Fabric
Condition
Excellent
Dimensions
10 in. H x 15 in. W x 4.75 in. D
25 cm H x 38 cm W x 12 cm D
Dealer Location
Long Island City, NY
Number of Items
1
Reference Number
U0902107785804
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1stdibs seller since 2003
Located in Long Island City, NY
Associations:
  • The Art and Antique Dealers League of America
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