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1943

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2015

2019

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Pencil Box

This is a Pencil box. We acquired it in 1943. Its medium is papier mache, painted and gilt. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Mrs. J. Insley Blair.

Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 21.5 x 4 x 3.5 cm (8 7/16 x 1 9/16 x 1 3/8 in.)

Cite this object as

Pencil Box; papier mache, painted and gilt; H x W x D: 21.5 x 4 x 3.5 cm (8 7/16 x 1 9/16 x 1 3/8 in.); 1943-1-1-a,b

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