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Keyhole Escutcheon

This is a Keyhole escutcheon. It is dated ca. 1800 and we acquired it in 1903. Its medium is brass. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Eleanor Garnier Hewitt. It is credited Gift of Eleanor Garnier Hewitt.

Its dimensions are

Diam.: 5 cm (1 15/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Keyhole Escutcheon; brass; Diam.: 5 cm (1 15/16 in.); Gift of Eleanor Garnier Hewitt; 1903-12-37

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