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Perfume Presentation, Hattie Carnegie, ca. 1925

This is a Perfume Presentation. It was produced by Hattie Carnegie.

This object is not part of the Cooper Hewitt's permanent collection. It was able to spend time at the museum on loan from Christie Mayer Lefkowith Collection as part of The Jazz Age: American Style in the 1920s.

It is dated ca. 1925. Its medium is gilded and enameled glass.

Vienna-born American fashion entrepreneur self-named Hattie Carnegie not only provided her customers with the latest fashions but marketed her own line of perfume, made in France to her specifications.

It is credited Christie Mayer Lefkowith Collection.

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  • Gift of Monique Fink in memory of Peter Fink.
  • 1991-61-4-a/c

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Its dimensions are

Height: 7.62 cm.

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition The Jazz Age: American Style in the 1920s.

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