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Cricket Cage (Italy)

This is a Cricket cage. We acquired it in 1916. Its medium is wood, bamboo, metal wire. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Eleanor Garnier Hewitt and Sarah Cooper Hewitt.

  • Insect Figure, 1937
  • earthenware, glaze.
  • Museum purchase from the Misses Hewitt Fund.
  • 1937-62-8

Cite this object as

Cricket Cage (Italy); Previously owned by Alexander Wilson Drake (American, 1843-1916); wood, bamboo, metal wire; 1916-40-6

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition The Virtue in Vice.

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