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Mount (France)

This is a mount. It is dated ca. 1810 and we acquired it in 1907. Its medium is cast and gilt bronze mounted on carved wood block. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Mrs. Charles B. Alexander. It is credited Gift of Mrs. Charles B. Alexander.

  • Textile, Capitals
  • cotton.
  • Museum purchase from General Acquisitions Endowment Funds.
  • 1995-48-1

Our curators have highlighted 7 objects that are related to this one. Here are three of them, selected at random:

  • Sample Book (France)
  • block-printed, gilded, handmade paper.
  • Museum purchase from General Acquisitions Endowment and Decorative Arts....
  • 1986-34-1-1/314

Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 20.5 x 30.7 x 7.2cm (8 1/16 x 12 1/16 x 2 13/16in.)

Cite this object as

Mount (France); cast and gilt bronze mounted on carved wood block; H x W x D: 20.5 x 30.7 x 7.2cm (8 1/16 x 12 1/16 x 2 13/16in.); Gift of Mrs. Charles B. Alexander; 1907-1-40

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Hewitt Sisters Collect.

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