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Sewing Cabinet (England), mid-19th century

This is a Sewing cabinet. It is dated mid-19th century and we acquired it in 1926. Its medium is papier maché, paint, gilt, ivory, mother-of-pearl. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was bequest of Mrs. John Innes Kane. It is credited Bequest of Mrs. John Innes Kane.

Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 33 x 29 x 23 cm (13 x 11 7/16 x 9 1/16 in.)

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Sewing Cabinet (England), mid-19th century; papier maché, paint, gilt, ivory, mother-of-pearl; H x W x D: 33 x 29 x 23 cm (13 x 11 7/16 x 9 1/16 in.); Bequest of Mrs. John Innes Kane; 1926-22-15-a/e

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