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[Miniature building for a Moravian Christmas putz]

Miniature building from a Moravian Christmas putz , ca. 1915-1930; made by Roland Borhek and Bud Borhek. Made of thin pieces of wood (apple crate wood). Building in shape of a windmill (a) with removeable roof (b). Windmill has high tower at front with curved door and painted black frame windows on front. A copper colored top from a Christmas candle chime mounted on top front serves as the mill's blades. Behind the tower is a white building with a red roof. One half of the roof is removeable to show music box. Extending from the back of the box is a long white vinyl, electric cord with black cap.

Details

Creation Date: ca. 1915-1930

Catalog ID: 2013.167.3

Object Types: miniature, building, ornament, Christmas

Dimensions: Height 6.75 in . Length 6 in . Width 4.625 in

Related Subjects: Christmas, Moravians in Washington, windmill, Roland Borhek family, putz, box, music