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1920

  • Work on this object began.

1930

  • Work on this object ended.

2017

2021

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Vanity Case, Floral Sash, ca. 1925

This is a Vanity Case.

This object is not part of the Cooper Hewitt's permanent collection. It was able to spend time at the museum on loan from Private Collection as part of Jeweled Splendors of the Art Deco Era: The Prince and Princess Sadruddin Aga Khan Collection.

It is dated ca. 1925. Its medium is enamel, cabochon sapphires, gold, mirrored plate glass.

It is credited Lent by Private Collection.

  • Purse (France), 1640–1700
  • silk, gold-wrapped silk.
  • Bequest of Richard Cranch Greenleaf in memory of his mother, Adeline Emma....
  • 1962-55-11

Its dimensions are

L x W x D: 7.1 × 5.2 × 1.3 cm (2 13/16 × 2 1/16 × 1/2 in.)

It has the following markings

French assay marks; maker's mark for Strauss, Allard & Meyer; 7875

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Jeweled Splendors of the Art Deco Era: The Prince and Princess Sadruddin Aga Khan Collection.

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