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Object Timeline

1901

  • Work on this object began.

1962

  • Work on this object ended.

1995

  • We acquired this object.

2015

2017

Document Case With Lid (Kenya), early 20th century

This is a Document case with lid. It is dated early 20th century and we acquired it in 1995. Its medium is brass, copper. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

It is credited Gift of Anonymous Donor.

Its dimensions are

Document case: 8.6 x 4.8 x 1.1 (3 3/8 x 1 7/8 x 7/16) Length: 39 cm (15 3/8 in.)

Cite this object as

Document Case With Lid (Kenya), early 20th century; brass, copper; Document case: 8.6 x 4.8 x 1.1 (3 3/8 x 1 7/8 x 7/16) Length: 39 cm (15 3/8 in.); Gift of Anonymous Donor; 1995-37-10-a,b

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