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Frame, 18th century

This is a Frame. It is dated 18th century and we acquired it in 1976. Its medium is carved, molded and painted wood (probably fir). It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by C. Helme Strater Jr., John B. Strater and Margaret S. Robinson. It is credited Gift of the C. Helme and Alice B. Strater Collection.

  • Brooch (Germany), 1983
  • steel wire, acrylic lacquer.
  • Gift of Helen W. Drutt English in memory of Mark Dallas Butler.
  • 1999-55-1

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Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 44.5 x 40.5 x 4.5 cm (17 1/2 x 15 15/16 x 1 3/4 in.)

Cite this object as

Frame, 18th century; carved, molded and painted wood (probably fir); H x W x D: 44.5 x 40.5 x 4.5 cm (17 1/2 x 15 15/16 x 1 3/4 in.); Gift of the C. Helme and Alice B. Strater Collection; 1976-1-160

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

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