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Child's lounge with carved wooden frame and plush textured burgandy upholstery. Given to Sarah Ellen "Saraleen" Curtis (1892-1989) as a child by her father, Robert M. Curtis (1841-1903), to furnish her playhouse in the yard of their home, located 412 Polk in Topeka. The playhosue had originally been built by a local contractor who sold it to Curtis after his own children outgrew it. In an 1893 interview with the Museum, Saraleen fondly remembered tea parties in the playhouse with her friends.

Date: between 1895 and 1905

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Item Number: 351016
KSHS Identifier: 1966.65.12

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