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Drawing, Design for Perfume Bottle with Bird-Cage Packaging, 1940–59

This is a Drawing. It is dated 1940–59 and we acquired it in 1990. Its medium is brush and gouache on cream paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

It is credited Gift of Monique Fink.

Its dimensions are

21 x 23.8 cm (8 1/4 x 9 3/8 in.)

It is inscribed

Inscribed in white gouache, on base of both birdcages: LUCIEN LELONG PAR[IS]

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for Perfume Bottle with Bird-Cage Packaging, 1940–59; France; brush and gouache on cream paper; 21 x 23.8 cm (8 1/4 x 9 3/8 in.); Gift of Monique Fink; 1990-149-5

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