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Box, Packaging for Metz & Co. (Box), ca. 1952

This is a box. It is dated ca. 1952 and we acquired it in 1994. Its medium is brown cardboard (box bottom), aluminum staples. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Ms. June Braun and Mr. Robert Leibowits. It is credited Gift of June Braun and Robert Leibowits.

Its dimensions are

5.4 x 39.4 x 29.2 cm (2 1/8 x 15 1/2 x 11 1/2 in.), when lid is laid upon box bottom

Cite this object as

Box, Packaging for Metz & Co. (Box), ca. 1952; Netherlands; brown cardboard (box bottom), aluminum staples; 5.4 x 39.4 x 29.2 cm (2 1/8 x 15 1/2 x 11 1/2 in.), when lid is laid upon box bottom; Gift of June Braun and Robert Leibowits; 1994-63-2

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Color Moves: Art and Fashion by Sonia Delaunay.

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