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Case (Japan), 20th century

This is a case. It is dated 20th century and we acquired it in 1988. Its medium is plastic. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by David McFadden. It is credited Gift of David McFadden.

Its dimensions are

L x W x D (closed): 5.8 x 7.8 x 1.5 cm (2 5/16 x 3 1/16 x 9/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Case (Japan), 20th century; plastic; L x W x D (closed): 5.8 x 7.8 x 1.5 cm (2 5/16 x 3 1/16 x 9/16 in.); Gift of David McFadden; 1988-50-8

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Feeding Desire: Design and the Tools of the Table, 1500-2005.

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