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2015

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Briefcase

This is a Briefcase.

This object is not part of the Cooper Hewitt's permanent collection. It was able to spend time at the museum on loan from Thom Browne as part of Thom Browne Selects.

It is dated 2015. Its medium is nickel-plated leather.

It is credited Courtesy of Thom Browne.

  • Cigar Case (Austria)
  • gilt-tooled and stained pigskin leather; cast gilt-metal clasp; silk (interior).
  • Gift of Martha Landman.
  • 1978-142-2

Our curators have highlighted 2 objects that are related to this one.

  • Card Case (England)
  • repoussé and chased moulded sheet silver.
  • Gift of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt.
  • 1931-48-97
  • Card Case (USA)
  • mother-of-pearl, silver, wood.
  • Gift of Mrs. Charles W. Lester..
  • 1959-20-1

Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 10 × 60 × 40 cm (3 15/16 × 23 5/8 × 15 3/4 in.)

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Thom Browne Selects.

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