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This is a box. We acquired it in 1908. Its medium is ivory. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was bequest of Katherine Strong Welman. It is credited Bequest of Katherine Strong Welman.

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Box; ivory; Bequest of Katherine Strong Welman; 1908-23-19-a,b

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