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This is a Frame. It is dated ca. 1820 and we acquired it in 1904. Its medium is cast and blackened bronze. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Jacob H. Schiff. It is credited Gift of Jacob H. Schiff.

  • Case (probably France)
  • mahogany, silk, brass.
  • The Robert L. Metzenberg Collection, gift of Eleanor L. Metzenberg.
  • 1985-103-193

Our curators have highlighted 3 objects that are related to this one.

  • Panel
  • wood, carved.
  • Gift of P. Jamarin.
  • 1907-2-11
  • Panel
  • wood, carved.
  • 1910-31-1
  • Border (France)
  • block printed and flocked on handmade paper.
  • Gift of Josephine Howell.
  • 1972-42-39-a/d

Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 29 × 8 × 1 cm (11 7/16 × 3 1/8 × 3/8 in.)

Cite this object as

Frame; cast and blackened bronze; H x W x D: 29 × 8 × 1 cm (11 7/16 × 3 1/8 × 3/8 in.); Gift of Jacob H. Schiff; 1904-20-82

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Thom Browne Selects.

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