Texas Museum of Handmade Furniture, New Braunfels, TX Photos

The Texas Museum of Handmade Furniture hosts a collection of over 70 pieces of Texas Biedermeier furniture (c1845-80) owned by early settlers to the area. The Museum is comprises the historic Breustedt-Dillen house plus other heritage buildings moved to the Heritage Village site.

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Breustedt-Dillen house at Museum of Texas Handmade Furniture. New Braunfels, TX.Walnut wardrobe made by Franz Stautzenburger in Germany at Museum of Texas Handmade Furniture. New Braunfels, TX.Crown with acorns of wardrobe with initials NH commemorating the marriage of Nicholas Holtz at Museum of Texas Handmade Furniture. New Braunfels, TX.Tiger walnut secretary by John Wilhelm August Kline with walnut plank seat side chair by Johann Jahn at Museum of Texas Handmade Furniture. New Braunfels, TX.
Breustedt-Dillen house (1858) at Museum of Texas Handmade Furniture. New Braunfels, TX. On National Register.Walnut wardrobe (Kleiderschrank) (1860) made by Franz Stautzenburger in Germany at Museum of Texas Handmade Furniture. New Braunfels, TX.Crown with acorns of wardrobe (1860) with initials NH commemorating the marriage of Nicholas Holtz at Museum of Texas Handmade Furniture. New Braunfels, TX.Tiger walnut secretary by John Wilhelm August Kline with walnut plank seat side chair by Johann Jahn at Museum of Texas Handmade Furniture. New Braunfels, TX.
Painted & grained pie safe at Museum of Texas Handmade Furniture. New Braunfels, TX.Stoneware jug from Burger & Lang of Rochester, NY at Museum of Texas Handmade Furniture. New Braunfels, TX.Stoneware crock at Museum of Texas Handmade Furniture. New Braunfels, TX.Side table with inlaid star & center pedestal at Museum of Texas Handmade Furniture. New Braunfels, TX.
Painted & grained pie safe at Museum of Texas Handmade Furniture. New Braunfels, TX.Stoneware jug from Burger & Lang of Rochester, NY at Museum of Texas Handmade Furniture. New Braunfels, TX.Stoneware crock at Museum of Texas Handmade Furniture. New Braunfels, TX.Side table with inlaid star & center pedestal at Museum of Texas Handmade Furniture. New Braunfels, TX.
Pine carved eagle with clock imbedded & bearing the name of the clockmaker Joseph Neeg of Munich framed by portraits of Wilhelm & Caroline Trundt Brueckish at Museum of Texas Handmade Furniture. New Braunfels, TX.Carved eagle holding drapery framing clock at Museum of Texas Handmade Furniture. New Braunfels, TX.Pedestal base walnut table by Johann Jahn at Museum of Texas Handmade Furniture. New Braunfels, TX.Bow front Biedermeier cabinet attrib. Johann Jahn at Museum of Texas Handmade Furniture. New Braunfels, TX.
Pine carved eagle with clock imbedded & bearing the name of the clockmaker Joseph Neeg of Munich (c1750) framed by portraits of Wilhelm & Caroline Trundt Brueckish at Museum of Texas Handmade Furniture. New Braunfels, TX.Carved eagle holding drapery framing clock at Museum of Texas Handmade Furniture. New Braunfels, TX.Pedestal base walnut table by Johann Jahn at Museum of Texas Handmade Furniture. New Braunfels, TX.Bow front Biedermeier cabinet attrib. Johann Jahn at Museum of Texas Handmade Furniture. New Braunfels, TX.
Interior of bow front Biedermeier cabinet attrib. Johann Jahn at Museum of Texas Handmade Furniture. New Braunfels, TX.Walnut writing table with Biedermeier legs & children's foot stools below at Museum of Texas Handmade Furniture. New Braunfels, TX.Writing case at Museum of Texas Handmade Furniture. New Braunfels, TX.Cane seat rocking chair, one of four by Heinrich Weichold with bureau & table at Museum of Texas Handmade Furniture. New Braunfels, TX.
Interior of bow front Biedermeier cabinet attrib. Johann Jahn at Museum of Texas Handmade Furniture. New Braunfels, TX.Walnut writing table with Biedermeier legs & children's foot stools below at Museum of Texas Handmade Furniture. New Braunfels, TX.Writing case (1854) at Museum of Texas Handmade Furniture. New Braunfels, TX.Cane seat rocking chair, one of four by Heinrich Weichold with bureau & table at Museum of Texas Handmade Furniture. New Braunfels, TX.
Sleigh bed, attrib. Stautzenberger, with curved & scalloped side rails, topped with quilt & hand made petticoat at Museum of Texas Handmade Furniture. New Braunfels, TX.Sleigh bed, attrib. Heinrich Scholl, & quilt at Museum of Texas Handmade Furniture. New Braunfels, TX.Chamber washstand attrib. Johann Jahn at Museum of Texas Handmade Furniture. New Braunfels, TX.Interior of chamber washstand with bowl & pitcher & storage space at Museum of Texas Handmade Furniture. New Braunfels, TX.
Sleigh bed, attrib. Stautzenberger, with curved & scalloped side rails, topped with quilt & hand made petticoat at Museum of Texas Handmade Furniture. New Braunfels, TX.Sleigh bed, attrib. Heinrich Scholl, & quilt at Museum of Texas Handmade Furniture. New Braunfels, TX.Chamber washstand attrib. Johann Jahn at Museum of Texas Handmade Furniture. New Braunfels, TX.Interior of chamber washstand with bowl & pitcher & storage space at Museum of Texas Handmade Furniture. New Braunfels, TX.
Walnut wardrobe with chamfered corners at Museum of Texas Handmade Furniture. New Braunfels, TX.Walnut poster bed attrib. Johann Jahn with Civil War era quilt in "log cabin" pattern at Museum of Texas Handmade Furniture. New Braunfels, TX.Drop front desk at Museum of Texas Handmade Furniture. New Braunfels, TX.Drop front desk at Museum of Texas Handmade Furniture. New Braunfels, TX.
Walnut wardrobe with chamfered corners at Museum of Texas Handmade Furniture. New Braunfels, TX.Walnut poster bed attrib. Johann Jahn with Civil War era quilt in "log cabin" pattern at Museum of Texas Handmade Furniture. New Braunfels, TX.Drop front desk at Museum of Texas Handmade Furniture. New Braunfels, TX.Drop front desk at Museum of Texas Handmade Furniture. New Braunfels, TX.
Walnut youth bed with turned spindles attrib. Johann Jahn at Museum of Texas Handmade Furniture. New Braunfels, TX.Four drawer Biedermeier chest with wash basin & pitcher at Museum of Texas Handmade Furniture. New Braunfels, TX.Closed in back room & furnishings at Museum of Texas Handmade Furniture. New Braunfels, TX.Tavern arm chair attrib. John Brem & round table at Museum of Texas Handmade Furniture. New Braunfels, TX.
Walnut youth bed with turned spindles attrib. Johann Jahn at Museum of Texas Handmade Furniture. New Braunfels, TX.Four drawer Biedermeier chest with wash basin & pitcher at Museum of Texas Handmade Furniture. New Braunfels, TX.Closed in back room & furnishings at Museum of Texas Handmade Furniture. New Braunfels, TX.Tavern arm chair (c1860) attrib. John Brem & round table at Museum of Texas Handmade Furniture. New Braunfels, TX.
Walnut dining draw table by Johann Jahn at Museum of Texas Handmade Furniture. New Braunfels, TX.Glass fronted cupboard from home in San Antonio at Museum of Texas Handmade Furniture. New Braunfels, TX.Pine, two-piece corner cabinet attrib. Johann Jahn & from home of his in-laws at Museum of Texas Handmade Furniture. New Braunfels, TX.Open pendulum wall clock in Germanic style at Museum of Texas Handmade Furniture. New Braunfels, TX.
Walnut dining draw table by Johann Jahn at Museum of Texas Handmade Furniture. New Braunfels, TX.Glass fronted cupboard from home in San Antonio at Museum of Texas Handmade Furniture. New Braunfels, TX.Pine, two-piece corner cabinet attrib. Johann Jahn & from home of his in-laws at Museum of Texas Handmade Furniture. New Braunfels, TX.Open pendulum wall clock in Germanic style at Museum of Texas Handmade Furniture. New Braunfels, TX.
Muffin tin collection at Museum of Texas Handmade Furniture. New Braunfels, TX.Family room fireplace built using stones of original cellar with black powder rifle which belonged on one of original New Braunfels settlers at Museum of Texas Handmade Furniture. New Braunfels, TX.Hand painted stein with pewter top at Museum of Texas Handmade Furniture. New Braunfels, TX.Fireplace tools at Museum of Texas Handmade Furniture. New Braunfels, TX.
Muffin tin collection at Museum of Texas Handmade Furniture. New Braunfels, TX.Family room fireplace built using stones of original cellar with black powder rifle which belonged on one of original New Braunfels settlers at Museum of Texas Handmade Furniture. New Braunfels, TX.Hand painted stein with pewter top at Museum of Texas Handmade Furniture. New Braunfels, TX.Fireplace tools at Museum of Texas Handmade Furniture. New Braunfels, TX.
Walnut plank dining table at Museum of Texas Handmade Furniture. New Braunfels, TX.English ironstone collected by Nan Dillen at Museum of Texas Handmade Furniture. New Braunfels, TX.Mason's ironstone china at Museum of Texas Handmade Furniture. New Braunfels, TX.Ladder-back chair with cowhide seat at Museum of Texas Handmade Furniture. New Braunfels, TX.
Walnut plank dining table (c1850) at Museum of Texas Handmade Furniture. New Braunfels, TX.English ironstone collected by Nan Dillen at Museum of Texas Handmade Furniture. New Braunfels, TX.Mason's ironstone china at Museum of Texas Handmade Furniture. New Braunfels, TX.Ladder-back chair with cowhide seat at Museum of Texas Handmade Furniture. New Braunfels, TX.
"Mule ear" chair with cowhide seat at Museum of Texas Handmade Furniture. New Braunfels, TX.Children's play area in attic at Museum of Texas Handmade Furniture. New Braunfels, TX.Fachwerk construction with hand-hewn cedar timbers mortised together & secured with wooden pegs in attic at Museum of Texas Handmade Furniture. New Braunfels, TX.Bed in children's dormitory in attic at Museum of Texas Handmade Furniture. New Braunfels, TX.
"Mule ear" chair with cowhide seat at Museum of Texas Handmade Furniture. New Braunfels, TX.Children's play area in attic at Museum of Texas Handmade Furniture. New Braunfels, TX.Fachwerk construction with hand-hewn cedar timbers mortised together & secured with wooden pegs in attic at Museum of Texas Handmade Furniture. New Braunfels, TX.Bed in children's dormitory in attic at Museum of Texas Handmade Furniture. New Braunfels, TX.
Spool bed & round four-legged table in attic at Museum of Texas Handmade Furniture. New Braunfels, TX.Pair of walnut beds, possibly made by Berring, a cabinet maker from Alsace-Lorraine, & a locally made pedestal base pine table at Museum of Texas Handmade Furniture. New Braunfels, TX.Pine crib by local cabinet maker Frederich Win, at Museum of Texas Handmade Furniture. New Braunfels, TX.Riding horse on wheels English at Museum of Texas Handmade Furniture. New Braunfels, TX.
Spool bed & round four-legged table in attic at Museum of Texas Handmade Furniture. New Braunfels, TX.Pair of walnut beds, possibly made by Berring, a cabinet maker from Alsace-Lorraine, & a locally made pedestal base pine table at Museum of Texas Handmade Furniture. New Braunfels, TX.Pine crib by local cabinet maker Frederich Win, at Museum of Texas Handmade Furniture. New Braunfels, TX.Riding horse on wheels (c1880's) English at Museum of Texas Handmade Furniture. New Braunfels, TX.
Toy iron Star stove & utensils at Museum of Texas Handmade Furniture. New Braunfels, TX.Immigrant's travel wooden chest at Museum of Texas Handmade Furniture. New Braunfels, TX.Detail of quilt at Museum of Texas Handmade Furniture. New Braunfels, TX.Patchwork quilt at Museum of Texas Handmade Furniture. New Braunfels, TX.
Toy iron Star stove & utensils at Museum of Texas Handmade Furniture. New Braunfels, TX.Immigrant's travel wooden chest at Museum of Texas Handmade Furniture. New Braunfels, TX.Detail of quilt at Museum of Texas Handmade Furniture. New Braunfels, TX.Patchwork quilt at Museum of Texas Handmade Furniture. New Braunfels, TX.
Barn containing Sadue collection of handmade miniature wagons at Museum of Texas Handmade Furniture / Museum of Texas Handmade Furniture. New Braunfels, TX.The Reininger Log Cabin at Museum of Texas Handmade Furniture. New Braunfels, TX.The Reininger Log Cabin with "dog trot" style at Museum of Texas Handmade Furniture. New Braunfels, TX.The Reininger Log Cabin with loft for children above the "dog trot" at Museum of Texas Handmade Furniture. New Braunfels, TX.
Barn containing Sadue collection of handmade miniature wagons at Museum of Texas Handmade Furniture / Museum of Texas Handmade Furniture. New Braunfels, TX.The Reininger Log Cabin (1847) at Museum of Texas Handmade Furniture. New Braunfels, TX.The Reininger Log Cabin with "dog trot" style at Museum of Texas Handmade Furniture. New Braunfels, TX.The Reininger Log Cabin with loft for children above the "dog trot" at Museum of Texas Handmade Furniture. New Braunfels, TX.
Cabinet Shop with cutting bench at Museum of Texas Handmade Furniture. New Braunfels, TX.Poster with verses for "Ist Das Nicht Eine Schnitzelbank?" at Museum of Texas Handmade Furniture. New Braunfels, TX.Tools of an early cabinetmaker in Cabinet Shop at Museum of Texas Handmade Furniture. New Braunfels, TX.Man powered jigsaw used to craft decorative trim & molding in Cabinet Shop at Museum of Texas Handmade Furniture. New Braunfels, TX.
Cabinet Shop with cutting bench (Schnitzelbank) at Museum of Texas Handmade Furniture. New Braunfels, TX.Poster with verses for "Ist Das Nicht Eine Schnitzelbank?" at Museum of Texas Handmade Furniture. New Braunfels, TX.Tools of an early cabinetmaker in Cabinet Shop at Museum of Texas Handmade Furniture. New Braunfels, TX.Man powered jigsaw used to craft decorative trim & molding in Cabinet Shop at Museum of Texas Handmade Furniture. New Braunfels, TX.
Cabinet Shop at Museum of Texas Handmade Furniture. New Braunfels, TX.Double pine bed with trundle bed in Reininger Log Cabin at Museum of Texas Handmade Furniture. New Braunfels, TX.Cypress work table, tin ware & kitchen utensils in kitchen area of Reininger Log Cabin at Museum of Texas Handmade Furniture. New Braunfels, TX.Outdoor kitchen of Breustedt-Dillen Haus at Museum of Texas Handmade Furniture. New Braunfels, TX.
Cabinet Shop at Museum of Texas Handmade Furniture. New Braunfels, TX.Double pine bed with trundle bed in Reininger Log Cabin at Museum of Texas Handmade Furniture. New Braunfels, TX.Cypress work table, tin ware & kitchen utensils in kitchen area of Reininger Log Cabin at Museum of Texas Handmade Furniture. New Braunfels, TX.Outdoor kitchen (latter half of 19th C) of Breustedt-Dillen Haus at Museum of Texas Handmade Furniture. New Braunfels, TX.
Interior of former outdoor kitchen of Breustedt-Dillen Haus at Museum of Texas Handmade Furniture. New Braunfels, TX.Breustedt kitchen at Museum of Texas Handmade Furniture. New Braunfels, TX.Prize Herald wood & coal cook stove in Breustedt kitchen at Museum of Texas Handmade Furniture. New Braunfels, TX.Embroidered & crochet tea towel in Breustedt kitchen at Museum of Texas Handmade Furniture. New Braunfels, TX.
Interior of former outdoor kitchen of Breustedt-Dillen Haus at Museum of Texas Handmade Furniture. New Braunfels, TX.Breustedt kitchen at Museum of Texas Handmade Furniture. New Braunfels, TX.Prize Herald wood & coal cook stove in Breustedt kitchen at Museum of Texas Handmade Furniture. New Braunfels, TX.Embroidered & crochet tea towel in Breustedt kitchen at Museum of Texas Handmade Furniture. New Braunfels, TX.
Ceramic canister set in Breustedt kitchen at Museum of Texas Handmade Furniture. New Braunfels, TX.Oil, vinegar & honey ceramic containers in Breustedt kitchen at Museum of Texas Handmade Furniture. New Braunfels, TX.Cruet set in Breustedt kitchen at Museum of Texas Handmade Furniture. New Braunfels, TX.Wooden ice box in Breustedt kitchen at Museum of Texas Handmade Furniture. New Braunfels, TX.
Ceramic canister set in Breustedt kitchen at Museum of Texas Handmade Furniture. New Braunfels, TX.Oil, vinegar & honey ceramic containers in Breustedt kitchen at Museum of Texas Handmade Furniture. New Braunfels, TX.Cruet set in Breustedt kitchen at Museum of Texas Handmade Furniture. New Braunfels, TX.Wooden ice box in Breustedt kitchen at Museum of Texas Handmade Furniture. New Braunfels, TX.
Tepee on grounds of Museum of Texas Handmade Furniture. New Braunfels, TX.


Tepee on grounds of Museum of Texas Handmade Furniture. New Braunfels, TX.



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