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Box

This is a box. It is dated ca. 1835 and we acquired it in 1959. Its medium is shaped tortoiseshell, ivory, wood, silk (cord) silk velvet (interior). It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Estelle S. Frankfurter. It is credited Gift of Estelle S. Frankfurter.

Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 5 x 15 x 7.7 cm (1 15/16 x 5 7/8 x 3 1/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Box; shaped tortoiseshell, ivory, wood, silk (cord) silk velvet (interior); H x W x D: 5 x 15 x 7.7 cm (1 15/16 x 5 7/8 x 3 1/16 in.); Gift of Estelle S. Frankfurter; 1959-164-1

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