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This is a Frame. It was manufactured by Elkington & Co.. It is dated ca. 1887 and we acquired it in 1980. Its medium is silver-plated electroformed copper. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Ronald Fritz. It is credited Gift of Ronal Fritz.

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  • Gift of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt.
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  • Gift of George R. Kravis II.
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  • machine-printed.
  • Gift of Philadelphia Museum of Art.
  • 1971-58-54-b

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Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 33.5 x 25.5 x 2 cm (13 3/16 x 10 1/16 x 13/16 in.)

It has the following markings

Applied or stamped on reverse, top, center: Lozenge with image of crown / ELKINGTON / A

It is inscribed

On plaque at bottom, center: 1837-1887 / intertwined L J (smaller) T

Cite this object as

Frame; Manufactured by Elkington & Co. ; silver-plated electroformed copper; H x W x D: 33.5 x 25.5 x 2 cm (13 3/16 x 10 1/16 x 13/16 in.); Gift of Ronal Fritz; 1980-49-1

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

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