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Cricket Cage (possibly India), late 19th century

This is a Cricket cage. It is dated late 19th century and we acquired it in 1916. Its medium is ivory, silk (cord and tassel). It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was featured in our Object of the Day series in a post titled An ornate cricket cage.

This object was donated by Eleanor Garnier Hewitt. It is credited Gift of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt.

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Its dimensions are

H x W x D (cage): 5 x 2.9 x 4 cm (1 15/16 x 1 1/8 x 1 9/16 in.) L (cord & tassel): 62.3 cm (24 1/2 in.)

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Cricket Cage (possibly India), late 19th century; ivory, silk (cord and tassel); H x W x D (cage): 5 x 2.9 x 4 cm (1 15/16 x 1 1/8 x 1 9/16 in.) L (cord & tassel): 62.3 cm (24 1/2 in.); Gift of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt; 1916-19-103-a,b

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