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Locket, ca. 1880

This is a Locket. It is dated ca. 1880 and we acquired it in 1920. Its medium is formed and carved tortoiseshell, metal (hinge), steel, glass. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Mrs. John Innes Kane. It is credited Gift of Mrs. John Innes Kane.

Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 4.5 x 3.2 x 1.2 cm (1 3/4 x 1 1/4 x 1/2 in.)

It is inscribed

A S (overlapping)

Cite this object as

Locket, ca. 1880; formed and carved tortoiseshell, metal (hinge), steel, glass; H x W x D: 4.5 x 3.2 x 1.2 cm (1 3/4 x 1 1/4 x 1/2 in.); Gift of Mrs. John Innes Kane; 1920-19-130

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