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Conch Shell

This is a conch shell. We acquired it in 1929. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

Its dimensions are

Overall: 17.5 cm (6 7/8 in.)

Cite this object as

Conch Shell; Overall: 17.5 cm (6 7/8 in.); 1929-6-28

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