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Box, Packaging for Metz & Co. (Box), ca. 1952

This is a Box. It is dated ca. 1952 and we acquired it in 1994. Its medium is brown cardboard (box bottom), aluminum staples. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was catalogued by Karin Zonis. It is credited Gift of June Braun and Robert Leibowits.

Its dimensions are

5.4 x 39.4 x 29.2 cm (2 1/8 x 15 1/2 x 11 1/2 in.), when lid is laid upon box bottom

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Box, Packaging for Metz & Co. (Box), ca. 1952; Netherlands; brown cardboard (box bottom), aluminum staples; 5.4 x 39.4 x 29.2 cm (2 1/8 x 15 1/2 x 11 1/2 in.), when lid is laid upon box bottom; Gift of June Braun and Robert Leibowits; 1994-63-2

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Color Moves: Art and Fashion by Sonia Delaunay.

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