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1916

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2015

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Curtain Tie-backs (USA), ca. 1850–70

This is a Curtain tie-backs. It is dated ca. 1850–70 and we acquired it in 1916. Its medium is gilded copper. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

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

Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 23 x 8.6 x 8.8 cm (9 1/16 x 3 3/8 x 3 7/16 in.)

It has the following markings

Some corrosion or foxing

Cite this object as

Curtain Tie-backs (USA), ca. 1850–70; Previously owned by Alexander Wilson Drake (American, 1843-1916); gilded copper; H x W x D: 23 x 8.6 x 8.8 cm (9 1/16 x 3 3/8 x 3 7/16 in.); Gift of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt; 1916-19-13-a,b

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