June 9th, 2006
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Victorian doll houses are the epitome of original Victorian homes that conceptualize the erstwhile period. They are ancient, yet charming and attractive. You cannot resist their single look and be ready to make it a part of your collection.
As the Victorian doll houses have detailed architecture and designing, they are also the darlings of children. The children love them due to their colorful exterior and exclusive roof and window designs.
The Victorian doll houses endorse a historic tale with them. This tale tells us interesting details about the Victorian era. In the beginning of the times when the craze for Victorian doll houses was about to start, they used to be pretty costly playthings.
The Victorian doll houses used to be so expensive that they could be afforded only by wealthy adults in late 17th and 18th century. They were made in a specific manner to make them fit only in the cabinet. When seen from the exterior side, the Victorian doll houses looked just like any of the regular piece of furniture.
Near to the 19th century, the Victorian doll houses were the playthings of the wealthy people mainly. However, they began to enjoy the status among the children in the nurseries.
The early Victorian doll houses had detailed furnishings, including the needle point rugs, silk upholstery and furniture made of fine wood. The Victorian doll houses of the 19th century had the measuring scale of 1″ to 1″, just like most of the dollhouses are today.
The Victorian doll houses are still appreciated by many doll house lovers but a few of them find old furnished Victorian doll houses informal. You can still make your choice from the whole plethora available in them market. The choice to have what style of Victorian doll house is completely yours.
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