[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 two story house. a door with pillars, steps, and small roof at center front. On either side and above are small rectangular windows with textured clear glass mounted in back. Painted in each window is green wreath with red candle and yellow lower section. Six windows on back and four on each end. House is painted white with green pitched roof and red chimney at either end. Door is painted black with what appears to be pair of panels and sunray design at top. Bottom is open, showing wiring for lighting of structure.


Creation Date: ca. 1915-1930

Catalog ID: 2013.167.4

Object Types: miniature, building, ornament, Christmas

Dimensions: Height 6.375 in . Width 7.875 in . Depth 5.5 in

Related Subjects: Christmas Moravians in Washington house Roland Borhek family putz