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Leather (Netherlands), ca. 1750

This is a Leather. It is dated ca. 1750 and we acquired it in 1989. Its medium is leather, embossed, painted, gilded. It is a part of the Wallcoverings department.

This object was featured in our Object of the Day series in a post titled Like Gloves for the Walls.

This object was purchased from Cora Ginsburg and fund: Josephine Howell and Edith M. Henderson Bequest Fund and catalogued by Gregory Herringshaw. It is credited Museum purchase through gift in memory of Josephine C. Howell and through bequest of Edith M. Henderson and from Sarah Cooper-Hewitt Fund.

Our curators have highlighted 3 objects that are related to this one.

  • Leather, ca. 1700
  • leather, stamped, embossed, silvered, varnished.
  • Museum purchase through gift of Thomas Snell.
  • 1903-21-3

Its dimensions are

H x W: 76 x 63 cm (29 15/16 x 24 13/16in.)

Cite this object as

Leather (Netherlands), ca. 1750; leather, embossed, painted, gilded; H x W: 76 x 63 cm (29 15/16 x 24 13/16in.); Museum purchase through gift in memory of Josephine C. Howell and through bequest of Edith M. Henderson and from Sarah Cooper-Hewitt Fund; 1989-34-1

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