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This is a lock. We acquired it in 1906. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

  • Keyhole Plate Latch
  • wrought and gilded iron.
  • Museum purchase from Interest Account Fund.
  • 1909-14-6-a

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Lock; 1906-3-5-a,b

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