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This is a locket. We acquired it in 1908. Its medium is mother-of-pearl. 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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Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 6 x 4.7 x 0.4 cm (2 3/8 x 1 7/8 x 3/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Locket; mother-of-pearl; H x W x D: 6 x 4.7 x 0.4 cm (2 3/8 x 1 7/8 x 3/16 in.); Bequest of Katherine Strong Welman; 1908-23-27

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