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Keyhole Escutcheon

This is a Keyhole escutcheon. It is dated ca. 1790 and we acquired it in 1912. Its medium is gilt brass. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Mrs. William H. Bliss. It is credited Gift of Mrs. William H. Bliss.

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Keyhole Escutcheon; gilt brass; Gift of Mrs. William H. Bliss; 1912-4-27

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