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This is a Frame. It is dated ca. 1740. Its medium is repoussé and applied silver. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

It is credited Gift of Unknown Donor.

  • Frieze (France)
  • block-printed on handmade paper.
  • Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council.
  • 1925-1-371

Our curators have highlighted 3 objects that are related to this one.

  • Drawing, Design for a Chalice
  • black chalk, pen and ink, brush and watercolor on paper.
  • Museum purchase through gift of various donors.
  • 1901-39-343

Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 26.6 × 19.1 × 3 cm (10 1/2 × 7 1/2 × 1 3/16 in.)

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

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