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Traveling Necessaire (France), late 19th century

This is a Traveling necessaire. It is dated late 19th century and we acquired it in 1966. Its medium is engine-turned silver, turned ivory, stamped leather (case). It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Maxime Hermanos and Mrs. Maxime Hermanos. It is credited Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Maxime Hermanos.

Its dimensions are

9.7 x 24.6 x 18.2 cm (3 13/16 x 9 11/16 x 7 3/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Traveling Necessaire (France), late 19th century; engine-turned silver, turned ivory, stamped leather (case); 9.7 x 24.6 x 18.2 cm (3 13/16 x 9 11/16 x 7 3/16 in.); Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Maxime Hermanos; 1966-6-3-a/n

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