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Book, Les choses de Paul Poiret (Paul Poiret's Things), 1911

This is a book. It was designed by Paul Poiret and illustrated by Georges Lepape.

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

It is dated 1911. Its medium is book with lithographic plates.

It is credited Collection of Smithsonian Libraries, Cooper Hewitt, GT513 .L59 1911.

  • Object ID #18457397
  • carved amethyst, chased gold, silver, cut diamonds, rubies, emeralds,....
  • Gift of Anonymous Donor.
  • 1967-48-19

Its dimensions are

H x W x D (book closed): 36.5 × 34.5 × 2 cm (14 3/8 × 13 9/16 × 13/16 in.) H x W x D (book open): 36.5 × 69 × 2 cm (14 3/8 × 27 3/16 × 13/16 in.)

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Esperanza Spalding Selects.

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