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Wicker carriage
Wicker carriage  
Hi, I recently purchased a home built in 1912, inside the home was a wicker carriage. The hood on the carriage is frayed a bit, would it be worth restoring or leaving it be? Also, I have found no markings in this wonderful piece and am unsure of whom manufactured it. Any information you may have would be appreciated. What it's worth is not of importance to me, I think it to be priceless. Thank you for your time, it's much appreciated
         Amanda Christman

Thanks for your question,
 To restore or not is up to you. It would increase the value of course but if taken care of so that no more damage occurs, you could let it be for now. Judging from the stove next to it, this looks like a doll carriage? Many of these were not marked because they were made by wicker company's for toy retailers. It looks like it's from the teens to the 20s.
I can repair the hood for you and retire the wheels should you desire.
 A nice piece,

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