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1913

  • Work on this object ended.

1916

  • We acquired this object.

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Cricket Cage (Italy), ca. 1903

This is a Cricket cage. It is dated ca. 1903 and we acquired it in 1916. Its medium is wood, metal wire. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

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

  • Pin Brooch, 1992
  • wood, textile, foam, acrylic paint, pins.
  • The Susan Grant Lewin Collection, Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum.
  • 2016-34-56

Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 7 x 6.2 x 5.3 cm (2 3/4 x 2 7/16 x 2 1/16 in.) H x W x D (hook at top extended vertically): 10.5 x 6.2 x 5.3 cm (4 1/8 x 2 7/16 x 2 1/16 in.)

It is inscribed

On underside in graphite: "Verona, Italy / Cricket cage / June, 1903"

Cite this object as

Cricket Cage (Italy), ca. 1903; wood, metal wire; H x W x D: 7 x 6.2 x 5.3 cm (2 3/4 x 2 7/16 x 2 1/16 in.) H x W x D (hook at top extended vertically): 10.5 x 6.2 x 5.3 cm (4 1/8 x 2 7/16 x 2 1/16 in.); Gift of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt; 1916-40-12

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