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Gears Tie Clip And Cufflinks, c. 1940s

This is a Tie clip and cufflinks. It was designed by Francisco Rebajes. It is dated c. 1940s and we acquired it in 2017. Its medium is copper plate and gears. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Linda Lichtenberg Kaplan. It is credited Gift of Linda Lichtenberg Kaplan.

Its dimensions are

7/8 x 7/8 (Cufflinks) 3 x 5/8 (Tie clip)

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Gears Tie Clip And Cufflinks, c. 1940s; Designed by Francisco Rebajes (American, b. Dominican Republic, 1907 - 1990); copper plate and gears; 7/8 x 7/8 (Cufflinks) 3 x 5/8 (Tie clip); Gift of Linda Lichtenberg Kaplan; 2017-59-22-a/c

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