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Box (England), 1879–80

This is a Box. It was manufactured by Frederick Elkington and retailed by Elkington & Co.. It is dated 1879–80 and we acquired it in 1997. Its medium is leather, silk, metal. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

It is credited Museum purchase from Sarah Cooper-Hewitt Fund.

Its dimensions are

L x W x D (Closed): 14 x 19 x 3 cm (5 1/2 x 7 1/2 x 1 3/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Box (England), 1879–80; Manufactured by Frederick Elkington ; leather, silk, metal; L x W x D (Closed): 14 x 19 x 3 cm (5 1/2 x 7 1/2 x 1 3/16 in.); Museum purchase from Sarah Cooper-Hewitt Fund; 1997-137-8

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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