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Watch Key (USA), 19th century

This is a Watch key. It is dated 19th century and we acquired it in 1920. Its medium is gold. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Mrs. John Innes Kane. It is credited Gift of Mrs. John Innes Kane.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 3 x 1.3 cm (1 3/16 x 1/2 in.)

Cite this object as

Watch Key (USA), 19th century; Previously owned by Mrs. Samuel W. Bridgham ; gold; H x W: 3 x 1.3 cm (1 3/16 x 1/2 in.); Gift of Mrs. John Innes Kane; 1920-19-97

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