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Frame (France), mid -18th century

This is a Frame. It is dated mid -18th century and we acquired it in 1931. Its medium is cast and gilt bronze, cast iron. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Sarah Cooper Hewitt. It is credited Gift of Sarah Cooper Hewitt.

Our curators have highlighted 2 objects that are related to this one.

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Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 47.5 x 32 x 5.5 cm (18 11/16 x 12 5/8 x 2 3/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Frame (France), mid -18th century; cast and gilt bronze, cast iron; H x W x D: 47.5 x 32 x 5.5 cm (18 11/16 x 12 5/8 x 2 3/16 in.); Gift of Sarah Cooper Hewitt; 1931-66-160

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Thom Browne Selects.

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