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Object Timeline

1935

  • Work on this object began.

1945

  • Work on this object ended.

1995

  • We acquired this object.

2015

2020

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Apron (Kenya), ca. 1940

This is a Apron. It is dated ca. 1940 and we acquired it in 1995. Its medium is glass, metal, fibers. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

It is credited Gift of Anonymous Donor.

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Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 27.8 x 11 x 0.8 cm (10 15/16 x 4 5/16 x 5/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Apron (Kenya), ca. 1940; glass, metal, fibers; H x W x D: 27.8 x 11 x 0.8 cm (10 15/16 x 4 5/16 x 5/16 in.); Gift of Anonymous Donor; 1995-37-4

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