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Case For Traveling Cutlery (Germany)

This is a Case for Traveling Cutlery. It is dated second half 18th century and we acquired it in 1985. Its medium is leather, wood, wool, brass. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Eleanor L. Metzenberg. It is credited The Robert L. Metzenberg Collection, gift of Eleanor L. Metzenberg.

Its dimensions are

L x W: 26 x 5.5 cm (10 1/4 x 2 3/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Case For Traveling Cutlery (Germany); leather, wood, wool, brass; L x W: 26 x 5.5 cm (10 1/4 x 2 3/16 in.); The Robert L. Metzenberg Collection, gift of Eleanor L. Metzenberg; 1985-103-269

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibitions Plastics and Feeding Desire: Design and the Tools of the Table, 1500-2005.

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