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Cut-out, 1881–90

This is a Cut-out. It was designed by Lockwood de Forest and manufactured by Ahmedabad Wood Carving Company. It is dated 1881–90 and we acquired it in 2014. Its medium is pierced and cut-out sheet copper foil. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Sullivan Goss - An American Gallery. It is credited Gift of Sullivan Goss - An American Art Gallery.

  • Headboard, ca. 1885
  • chased and cut steel, brass, pierced copper over carved and joined teak wood.
  • Lent by Bryn Mawr College.
  • 5.2012.1

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Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 21.6 × 29.8 × 0.2 cm (8 1/2 × 11 3/4 × 1/16 in.)

It has the following markings

not numbered

Cite this object as

Cut-out, 1881–90; Designed by Lockwood de Forest (American, 1850–1932); pierced and cut-out sheet copper foil; H x W x D: 21.6 × 29.8 × 0.2 cm (8 1/2 × 11 3/4 × 1/16 in.); Gift of Sullivan Goss - An American Art Gallery; 2014-42-6

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