A Dutch doll house


Join Courtney Harris, assistant curator of Decorative Arts and Sculpture, Art of Europe, at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston for a tour of a doll’s house modeled after a 17th-century Dutch home. Traditionally created and cared for by women, a Dutch doll’s house featured a combination of objects made domestically, like silver miniatures, and imported goods like porcelain, reflecting Dutch society at the time on a small scale.


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The Center for Netherlandish Art at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

Cite this page as: Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, "A Dutch doll house," in Smarthistory, June 7, 2022, accessed June 27, 2022, https://smarthistory.org/dutch-doll-house/.